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Posts from September 2014

Leading the Fight Against Big Soda

Berkeley is taking on big soda and Josh Daniels (MPP/JD '08) is leading the charge. He co-chairs the campaign for Berkeley's Measure D, which proposes a penny-per-ounce tax on the distribution of sodas and sugary drinks. “One in three kids in America is predicted to get diabetes in their lifetime,&r… More

A Clean Climate Must Be a Consumer Commodity

by Daniel Kammen

The United Nations Climate Summit taking place here in New York is, of course, a venue for important scientific releases highlighting the now well-established consensus on both the economic and social severity of inaction on global warming.  These statements will bolster thoughtful proposals to move nations t… More

GSPP Invites Applications for Faculty Post

FACULTY OPENING AT ANY LEVEL The Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track appointment to the faculty at any rank with an expected start date of July 1, 2015. The level of appointment will be commensur… More