Opinion: Denser Housing at BART Stations is Climate-Smart

Berkeleyside: EcoBlock co-PI and UC Berkeley professor Dan Kammen, alongside Charles Koven of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, discuss the synergy of housing and climate action in the city of Berkeley. The authors push back against the argument that new housing is detrimental to the climate and share why maximizing housing density near transit hubs would be a win for the climate and for the community in this Berkeleyside op-ed published May 31, 2022,

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Meeting of the EcoBlocks

Members of the Oakland EcoBlock team met with Dan Hellmuth, the President and Director of Design for the Urban EcoBlock, to discuss their respective initiatives and explore future opportunities for collaboration.