Future of Water, Food, & Energy
Sept. 5: The demand for clean water, food, and energy is expected to rise sharply as the global population expands toward 10 billion by 2050, while at the same time standards of living are increasing. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine invite you to an evening with three experts who have studied the past, present, and future of these basic human needs.
Gadgil Recognized with Social Justice Award
Ashok Gadgil, BWC Faculty and Senior Faculty Scientist at Berkeley Lab, has been recognized as a Social Design Circle honoree for 2017 by the Curry Stone Design Prize. The prize awards innovative projects that use design to address pressing social justice issues.
Public Spaces, Private Acts: Toilets and Gender Equality
Isha Ray examines gender equality through the lens of access to basic sanitation: If we are to make sanitation truly accessible, we must explicitly design and construct infrastructure that meets the needs of the most marginalized—including the low-income woman whose dignity and mobility rests on the presence of clean, safe facilities outside of the home.
Spotlights
Denise Li
How to Get a Job in a Water Laboratory

Berkeley Water Center graduate Denise Li was the first in her family to go to college, now she enjoys her water career as a laboratory professional working for clean water. See her story.

Susan Hubbard
Hubbard Named 2017 American Geophysical Union Fellow

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) has named Susan Hubbard, Associate Laboratory Director for the Earth & Environmental Sciences Area at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, as a 2017 AGU Fellow.

Peter Gleick
Poison once flowed in America's waters. With Trump, it might again

As a scientist working for decades on national and global water and climate challenges, I must speak out against what I see as an assault on America’s water resources.