The Bay Area Council recently traveled to China for a global conference on climate change. The delegation, which included Associate Laboratory Director for Biosciences Jay Keasling, met with US Energy Secretary Rick Perry to discuss the important role of California’s national labs, including Berkeley Lab, in advancing clean energy technology. Perry called California’s labs “crown jewels.”
“It was a great meeting with a diverse group of clean energy leaders from all over the planet,” Keasling remarked. Secretary Perry emphasized the importance of clean energy, and Governor Brown reiterated his promise that California will push clean energy. Read more on the Bay Area Council website.