Uncertainty and confusion on genetic engineering of main food crops in Africa has frequently delayed the acceptance and application of these crops by smallholder farmers.
Professor Gordon Rausser and his co-authors have received recognition from the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association for their new book on structuring public-private partnerships.
ARE Phd candidate Tamma Carleton's research article "Crop-damaging temperatures increase suicide rates in India," published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), is prominently featured in New York Times article "The Uninhabitable Village" by Geeta Anand and Vikram Singh.
ARE Professor David Zilberman authored this post on the Berkeley Blog regarding the annual International Consortium of Applied Bioeconomy Research (ICABR) meeting, which took place this year in Berkeley.
ARE Professor David Zilberman authored this post on the Berkeley Blog on Food Evolution, a recent documentary on GMOs.
ARE Professor Max Auffhammer authored this post for the Energy Institute at Haas blog on energy dominance, a term recently introduced by the Trump administration. Auffhammer notes that while energy security is not a new concept, the ability to influence energy sources globally is not feasible with the US's current resources.
ARE Associate Professor Michael Anderson authored this article for Science magazine on traffic congestion and HOV lanes. Anderson writes about a long-term policy regarding high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes in Jakarta - one of the most congested cities in the world - and how effective the strategy was at reducing traffic delays.
ARE Professor Max Auffhammer and ERG Postdoc James Rising are highlighted in this ClimateWire article on recently published research that lays out an outlook for widening economic inequality caused by higher temperatures.
ARE Professor Max Auffhammer is featured in this Desert Sun article on electricity use spikes in the Southwest during heatwaves.
ARE Professor Meredith Fowlie is featured in this Grist article on ways the US can be weaned off fossil fuel dependence and shut off greenhouse gas emissions.
ARE Associate Professor Meredith Fowlie authored this post for the Energy Institute at Haas blog on the relationship between heat, electricity demand and California's building energy codes.
Tamma Carleton's strong committment to environmentalism.
We are thrilled to announce that Marco Gonzalez-Navarro will be joining the ARE faculty this summer.
ARE Professor Max Auffhammer is featured in this CBS SF Bay Area video segment on CA Gov. Jerry Brown's trip to China regarding CA's climate change agenda, where the governor was joined by 30 business leaders. Auffhammer noted that Brown has "essentially taken on the leadership role of climate policy in the United States."
ARE Professor Max Auffhammer coauthored this post for the Energy Institute at Haas blog on coal mining jobs and human health consequences on those who live within the range of power plant emissions.
ARE Grad student Reid Johnsen is featured in this UC ANR article and accompanying video on a recent UC Global Food Initiative (GFI) student tour of the Central Valley.
ARE Associate Professor Michael Anderson is highlighted in this NY Times article on the critical impact of adequate food and good nutrition on academic success.
ARE Professor David Zilberman authored this post for the Berkeley Blog.
Melis passed the position of faculty coordinator and symposium chair to ARE Professor Sofia Villas-Boas.
Susanna delivers terrifically informative and engaging interviews in this PBS Newshour Video regarding an electrification project in Kenya.