• Who Rules the Earth? How Social Rules Shape our Planet and our Lives
    Leadership Story

    Who Rules the Earth?

    1995 Fellow Paul Steinberg's newest book looks at how social rules shape our planet and our lives. Salon.com asked him how ordinary people actually can prevent global disaster.

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  • In Safer Hands
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    In Safer Hands

    2008 Fellow Thu Quach is part of a grassroots movement to empower Vietnamese nail salon workers in California to protect their health.

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  • CSI for Biodiversity
    Switzer Fellow Thought Leadership

    CSI for Biodiversity

    2010 Fellow Kristy Deiner uses DNA techniques straight out of CSI to monitor species in freshwater environments. 

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UC Berkeley Science Shop: Connecting Community to University for Research

When 2014 Fellow Karen Andradea arrived at UC Berkeley in 2009, she was surprised to discover how challenging it was for outside organizations to partner with students and faculty on research projects. So she set out to create the UC Berkeley Science Shop, a publicly accessible entity that connects small nonprofits, local government agencies, small businesses, and other civic organizations with undergraduate and graduate student researchers.

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Mar 27, 2015
From Kirkus Reviews: “From tropical rain forests to alpine meadows and arctic tundra, seed plants dominate landscapes and define ecosystems.” In fact, they make up more than 90 percent of...Read more >
Mar 26, 2015
At first glance, California and Syria appear to have little in common other than Mediterranean climates. But two new studies – focusing on severe droughts in these places half a planet apart...Read more >
Mar 26, 2015
Kartikeya Singh presented during the plenary session "Rising Stars: The Arctic, Climate Change and the Role of Renewable Energy" of the 2014 Arctic Circle Assembly, held in Reykjavik,...Read more >
Mar 25, 2015
Clean energy innovation and decarbonization efforts will be overwhelmingly concentrated in rapidly industrializing countries, where demand for energy is high and deployment opportunities are broad,...Read more >

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