Berkeleyan this week on campus
DECEMBER 9, 2015
child blowing dandelion Taking a deep breath might be harder for children exposed early in life to a widely used class of pesticides in agriculture, according to a new paper by UC Berkeley researchers. The greater the exposure to organophosphate pesticides, the smaller the lung capacity, the study finds. 
Ethan Elkind Ethan Elkind of UC Berkeley's Center for Law, Energy and the Environment is in Paris for the COP21 climate summit, helping to get cities and states to commit to aggressive greenhouse gas reductions. He talks about this California-led initiative in a Q&A.
Art Studio popup shop You can do a lot of your holiday shopping without ever leaving campus - and we don't mean online. A wide variety of Berkeley-tinged gifts are available right here, from the UC Botanical Garden to the Discovery Corner Store. (If your tradition includes a tree, yours may be waiting for you at the Cal Forestry Club.)
Experts debate the pros and cons.
Nearly a dozen Berkeley faculty will play key roles in ambitious, interdisciplinary projects.

EECS summit looks for solutions.

In the wake of the Paris attacks, experts take on the challenges.

Grad student launches website looking at the intersections.

Berkeley Law alumna returns to head social justice program. 
Berkeley voices, past and present, reverberate through the design. Cal Nourish is accepting holiday gift card donations; deadline is Friday.

Seven other labs recognized in first-ever competition. 

Berkeley Way West will house GSE, School of Public Health and Department of Psychology.

Center for Law, Energy and the Environment's Steven Weissman weighs in. 

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