Friday, November 9, 2012

Berkeley Lab In the News, Nov. 2-9, 2012


Berkeley Lab “In the News” is our weekly review of Lab researchers, staff, and students who have appeared in the news media this past week. This is but a sampling of our coverage. Please note that some links may expire after time.

The upcoming issue of Science News includes a story on extreme weather events and quotes the Lab’s Dáithí Stone.
A Nov. 9 Environmental Research story on cool roofs quoted the Lab’s Francisco Salamanca and Marc Fischer.

A recent Natural History magazine story covered efforts led by Richard Firestone to explain an extraterrestrial impact.

A Nov. 8 Contra Costa Times story featured biofuels research in the new Energy Biosciences Institute building.

A Nov. 8 Marin Pacific Sun story on climate change quoted the Lab’s Fuyu Li.

A Nov. 7 San Francisco Business Times story highlighted an old technique to create new biofuels as led by the Lab’s Harvey Blanch and Dean Toste. ANI News, Earth Techling, Green Building and several other outlets also covered their work.

A Nov. 6 IEEE Spectrum story on tabletop accelerators looked at work led by the Lab’s Wim Leemans and former postdoc Guillaume Plateau.

A Nov. 6 Green Economy story covered research on indoor air quality at childcare centers involving the Lab’s Tom McKone and Randy Maddalena.

A Nov. 5 San Francisco Chronicle Opinion piece on solar energy technology and an increase in jobs was coauthored by retired Lab researcher Anthony Nero. http://www.sfgate.com/opinion/openforum/article/Saving-solar-energy-technology-and-jobs-4010677.php

A Nov. 2 KPFA-FM story on climate change included an interview with the Lab’s Michael Wehner.

A Nov. 2 Christian Science Monitor story on renewable energy use for storm outages quoted the Lab’s Michael Stadler.