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Does the world need a nuclear renaissance?

Does the world need a nuclear renaissance?

Daniel Kammen, Ralph Cavanagh, Steven Chu, Burton Richter

Event: Silicon Valley Energy Summit

Date: June 3, 2016 Duration: 75 minutes

Former Secretary of Energy Steven Chu and former Director of SLAC Burton Richter—both Nobel prize winners in physics—argued in favor of nuclear power as part of the solution to climate change in a debate at Silicon Valley Energy Summit. UC-Berkeley’s Daniel Kammen and NRDC’s Ralph Cavanagh argued against nuclear and convinced just barely more audience members to change positions.

The Clean Energy Revolution: Science and Policy

The Clean Energy Revolution: Science and Policy

Daniel Kammen

Date: May 17, 2016 Duration: 90 minutes

Professor Daniel Kammen, Oxford Martin Visiting Fellow at INET Oxford, discusses the strategies emerging to cost-effectively decarbonize energy systems worldwide.

Prison Reform: Alternatives to Mass Incarceration

Prison Reform: Alternatives to Mass Incarceration

Steven Raphael, Henry E. Brady

Date: May 16, 2016 Duration: 29 minutes

Professor Steve Raphael assesses the success rates of prison reform efforts around the country, including the sentencing "realignment" in California. Raphael joins Henry E. Brady, dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley.

Assemblymember Shirley Weber: Keynote Address at the 2016 Commencement

Assemblymember Shirley Weber: Keynote Address at the 2016 Commencement

Shirley Weber

Event: 2016 GSPP Commencement Exercises

Date: May 16, 2016 Duration: 26 minutes

California State Assemblymember Shirley Weber gives an inspirational address to the 2016 graduates of the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley.