Ricardo Lagos Visits Berkeley, January-February 2018

Ricardo Lagos

Title Conditional: Ricardo Lagos Visits Berkeley, January-February 2018
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Time: All day | Center for Latin American Studies, 2334 Bowditch Street

A solar farm in Chile's Atacama Desert. (Photo courtesy of Chile Renovables.)
A solar farm in Chile's Atacama Desert. (Photo courtesy of Chile Renovables.)

Ricardo Lagos (President of Chile, 2000-2006), on a trip organized by the Center for Latin American Studies, visited UC Berkeley and northern California to meet faculty, students, and leaders concerned with renewable energy and climate change.

- Article about Latin America's energy future from The New York Times, February 1, 2018
- President Lagos on Latin America's energy future from the Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies

Michael Witherell (left), the director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, shows Ricardo Lagos, President of Chile 2000-06, some of the history of the lab. (Photo courtesy of LBNL.)
Michael Witherell (left), the director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, shows Ricardo Lagos, President of Chile 2000-06, some of the history of the lab. LBNL is a world leader in alternative and renewable energy research. (Photo courtesy of LBNL.)

President Lagos meets with Governor Jerry Brown (left) and Professor Harley Shaiken to discuss renewable energy and climate change, February 2018. (Photo by Beatriz Manz.)
President Lagos meets with Governor Jerry Brown (left) and Professor Harley Shaiken to discuss renewable energy and climate change, February 2018. (Photo by Beatriz Manz.)

President Lagos with Michael Witherell, the director of Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, where path-breaking research on renewable energy is being done. (Photo courtesy of LBNL.)
President Lagos with Michael Witherell, the director of Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, where path-breaking research on renewable energy is being done. (Photo courtesy of LBNL.)

President Lagos answers questions during a talk with faculty and students, February 2018. (Photo by Perla Nation.)
President Lagos answers questions during a talk with faculty and students, February 2018. (Photo by Perla Nation.)

President Lagos meets with members of Berkeley's faculty over lunch, February 2018. (Photo by Perla Nation.)
President Lagos (in light shirt) meets with members of Berkeley's faculty over lunch, February 2018. Clockwise to his right: Harley Shaiken, Professor and Chair, Center for Latin American Studies; Beatriz Manz, Professor Emerita of Geography and Ethnic Studies; Richard Scheffler, Professor of Public Policy; Tomás McKay, Lecturer in Architecture; René Davids, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design; Rebecca Herman, Assistant Professor of History; Mara Loveman, Professor and Chair, Sociology; Thad Dunning, Professor of Political Science; Juan Pablo Carvallo, Ph.D. candidate, Energy and Resources Group; Felipe Vial, Ph.D. candidate, Economics. (Photo by Perla Nation.)

Berkeley students enjoy the chance to meet President Lagos over coffee, February 2018. (Photo by Perla Nation.)
Berkeley students enjoy the chance to meet President Lagos over coffee, February 2018. (Photo by Perla Nation.)

Ricardo Lagos, President of Chile 2000-06, speaks for CLAS at Berkeley, February 2018. (Photo by Perla Nation.)
Ricardo Lagos, President of Chile 2000-06, speaks for CLAS at Berkeley, February 2018. (Photo by Perla Nation.)