Ben Finkelor featured on KCRA

Watch Ben Finkelor, Executive Director of the UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center, in a segment on California’s role in advancing renewable energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Click here for more.

Jim Bushnell featured on CBS Sacramento

Watch Jim Bushnell, Professor of Economics, in a segment on California’s efforts to become 100 percent reliable on renewable energy by 2045. Click here to watch the segment.

Can California go 100 Percent Green by 2045?

Can California go 100 Percent Green by 2045? Outlet Full Name: Good Day Sacramento Online News Date: 06/01/2017 News Text: …possible if we are willing to incur the cost to get us there,” said UC Davis Economist James Bushnell. He studies the state’s…

These UC Davis Students are using Science to Change Food Waste Forever

These UC Davis Students are using Science to Change Food Waste Forever Outlet Full Name: UPROXX News Date: 05/31/2017 News Text: … Students at UC Davis decided to tackle this problem head on. At the Food Science and Technology Department of the university, Dr. Edward Spang put out a notice for students to form a […]

CA to Press on Despite Trump’s Paris Climate Pact Decision

CA to Press on Despite Trump’s Paris Climate Pact Decision Outlet Full Name: KCRA-TV Online News Date: 05/31/2017 News Text: …but that others can learn from our work,” said Benjamin Finkelor with UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center. Finkelor said UC…

Big Oil is Betting on Plastics. It May be a Risky Bet.

Big Oil is Betting on Plastics. It May be a Risky Bet. Outlet Full Name:  The Wall Street Journal News Date: 05/23/2017 News Text: …Amy Myers Jaffe of the University of California, Davis, said if the U.S. funds research into so-called clean-coal technology like carbon capture it could create an export market for U.S. coal […]

New Working Paper Published

In a newly released working paper, Katrina Jessoe (UC Davis), Maya Papineau (Carleton University) and David Rapson (UC Davis) focus on the split incentive problems created when energy bills are bundled into the monthly rental commercial contract by comparing electricity usage across tenant-paid versus owner-paid contracts. The authors found that among the top ten percent […]

Not Just for Drinking: Winery Waste Finds New Uses

Not Just for Drinking: Winery Waste Finds New Uses Outlet Full Name: KGO-TV News Date: 05/10/2017 News Text: … Chris Simmons is a biological systems engineer and assistant professor at University of California, Davis. His lab is studying how food-processing…