September 2010

Climate Countdown: Can The World Cut A Deal? The Nature Conservancy, California Resources Agency

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Climate Countdown: Can the World Cut a Deal?

Tony Brunello, Deputy Secretary for Energy and Climate Change, California
Louis Blumberg, Director, CA Forest and Climate Policy, The Nature Conservancy
Aimee Christensen, Founder and CEO, Christensen Global Strategies
Greg Dalton, Vice President, The Commonwealth Club; Founder, Climate One – Moderator Read more »

Renewable Energy for California: Challenges and Solutions

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Renewable Energy for California: Challenges and Solutions

Paul Douglas, Renewables Portfolio Standard Program Manager, California Public Utilities Commission
Roy Kuga, Vice President of Energy Supply, PG&E
Diane Fellman, Director of California Regulatory Affairs, FPL Energy
Carl Zichella, Regional Director for California, Sierra Club
Cliff Chen, Energy Analyst, Union of Concerned Scientists - Moderator

Panel: Climate Change and Government-Local Policy Directions For Addressing Climate Change

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Michel Gelobter, President, Redefining Progress; Board Member, Natural Resources Defense Council
David R. Baker, Markets and Energy Writer, San Francisco Chronicle
Severin Borenstein, Director, UC Energy Institute
 

This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club on March 27, 2007

John Hofmeister, Founder and Chief Executive, Citizens for Affordable Energy; Former President, Shell Oil Co.

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Is Big Oil Part of Our Energy Problem, or the Solution?

John Hofmeister, Founder and Chief Executive, Citizens for Affordable Energy; Former President, Shell Oil Co.

Todd Paglia, Executive Director, ForestEthics

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Todd Paglia Executive Director, ForestEthics,
THE NEW ENVIRONMENTALISM: USING CORPORATE POWER FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club on March 29, 2007

Energy Efficiency Unplugged

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Jim Davis, President, Chevron Energy Solutions
Ralph Cavanagh, Co-director, Energy Program, Natural Resources Defense Council
Tim Draper, Founder and Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson Read more »

Stewart Brand, Co-founder and President, Long Now Foundation

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City Planet

Stewart Brand, Co-founder and President, Long Now Foundation

Brand will discuss how increasing urbanization is accelerating economic development with remarkable speed. The consequences will be profound, he believes. Are we prepared? Brand has focused on such subjects as digital media, education and architecture. He’s perhaps best known for founding the Whole Earth Catalog.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club on June 14, 2007

Panel: Solar Power Update-California's Moment In The Sun

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SOLAR POWER UPDATE: CALIFORNIA'S MOMENT IN THE SUN

DAVID EDWARDS, Managing Director, ThinkEquity Partners LLC
MICHAEL HALL, Chief Marketing Officer, Borrego Solar
MARTIN ROSCHEISEN, CEO, Nanosolar, Inc., J.P. ROSS, Director of Programs, Vote Solar
ARNO HARRIS, CEO, Recurrent Energy, Inc. – Moderator,
 

This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club on March 21, 2007

James Howard Kunstler, Author of "The Long Emergency" & "The Geography of Nowhere"

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Author, The Long Emergency,


James Howard Kunstler is an author, social critic, public speaker, and blogger. He is best known for his books The Geography of Nowhere (1994), a history of American suburbia and urban development, and the more recent The Long Emergency (2005), where he argues that declining oil production is likely to result in the end of industrialized society as we know it and force Americans to live in localized, agrarian communities. Read more »

Sherry Boshert, Author of "PLUG-IN CARS: HOW TO GET ONE AND WHY"

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Sherry Boshert, Author of "PLUG-IN CARS: HOW TO GET ONE AND WHY"