While the view of Wang Hall for most staff and visitors is the façade facing Chu Road just above Blackberry Gate, not many see the “back” side of the new building. Lab photographer Roy Kaltschmidt recently captured it, along with an amazing sunset in the background.
Ralph Cicerone will discuss “Contemporary Climate Change as Seen through Measurements” on Tuesday, Feb. 23, and “Why We Have Effective Agreements to Protect the Ozone Layer, But Not to Stabilize Climate,” on Wednesday, Feb. 24. Both presentations begin at 4:10 p.m. in the Student Union’s Pauley Ballroom (2475 Bancroft Way). The lectures are free…no tickets required.
Barry Coflan, Chief Technology Officer of Schneider Electric, will deliver the next Energy Technologies Area Distinguished Lecture on “Development and Deployment of Large Scale Building Management Systems to Deliver Energy Efficiency: A View to Emerging Technology, Markets and Business Models. The lecture takes place on Thursday, Feb. 18, at noon in the Building 50 Auditorium.
For the first time, scientists have reported that the underground disposal of wastewater from oil drilling has probably triggered earthquakes in California. The state’s Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources has commissioned Berkeley Lab to get a sense of how prevalent the wastewater-induced quakes may be. More>