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Conference | Climate Solutions for Los Angeles: Hot City, Cool Roofs

The City of Los Angeles, Climate Resolve, the Los Angeles Regional Collaborative, and the Emmett Center invite you to an exclusive conference that brings together experts, innovators, and policymakers to inform LA area leaders on cool roof technologies and how cool roofs can help LA survive and thrive in a changing climate.  Speakers include LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Emmett Center Executive Director Cara Horowitz, and Haley Gilbert of the Heat Island Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Global Warming: The Alberta Oil Sands and Canadian Climate Policy

Professor Andrew Weaver, from the University of Victoria, will discuss the Alberta oil sands and Canadian climate policy​.

A Capitol Hill Briefing on Electric Vehicle Policies

If you are in the Washington, DC area, you are invited to join the environmental law centers at Berkeley and UCLA Schools of Law as we present a Capitol Hill discussion on policies necessary for long-term, mass adoption of electric vehicle technologies.

Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco to Global Warming

Naomi Oreskes, Professor of History and Science at UC San Diego, will discuss her book, Merchants of Doubt.

Climate Change and Geoengineering
Climate Change and Geoengineering
Monday, February 8, 2010

Geoengineering is the deliberate, large-scale manipulation of Earth’s environment to address the threats of climate change.  It is thought to be one of the few approaches that can successfully counteract global warming.  Dr. Wil Burns will speak about the past, present, and future of geoengineering, with a special focus on the feasibility of currently proposed geoengineering projects and potential governance mechanisms. ​

Working Conference on Nanotech Regulatory Policy

On April 17, 2009, the Initiative on Sustainable Technology, a newly established joint project of the School of Law and the School of Public Health, co-sponsored a conference to address the explosive growth in the development and commercialization of nanomaterials-engineered particles having a size of 100 nanometers or less.​