September 2010

Clean Tech for California: Winners of the Third Annual California Clean Tech Open 2008

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Two Billion Cars: Dan Sperling, Founding Director, Institute of Transportation Studies; Board Member, California Air Resources Board.

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Driving Toward Sustainability


Dan Sperling, Founding Director, Institute of Transportation Studies; Board Member, California Air Resources Board


By 2020, the number of cars on the planet will double to two billion. Without big changes to our cars, fuels and personal habits, the carbon footprint from transportation will rise above its current 25 percent of total emissions. Can we break the cycle of “shock and trance?” Join energy expert Sperling as he reveals what is at stake if we refuse to move quickly, and what opportunities exist if we act now. Read more »

Chevron + Sierra Club: Drilling for Common Ground

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Chevron + Sierra Club: Drilling for Common Ground


Dave O’Reilly, CEO, Chevron
Carl Pope, Executive Director, The Sierra Club
Alan Murray, Deputy Managing Editor, The Wall Street Journal – Moderator Read more »

The Road to Copenhagen: Are We on Track?

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The Road to Copenhagen: Are We on Track?


Bill Reilly, Chairman, Climate Works Foundation; Former Administrator, EPA
Larry Schweiger, President, National Wildlife Federation; Board Member, Al Gore’s Alliance for Climate Protection
John Bryson, Retired CEO, Southern California Edison; Co-founder, National Resources Defense Council
Greg Dalton, Vice President, Commonwealth Club of California Read more »

Rethinking Buying and Building: A New Sustainability Chain

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Andy Ball, CEO, Webcor Builders
Beth Springer, EVP, Clorox
Dave Steiner, CEO, Waste Management, Inc.
Greg Dalton, Vice President, Commonwealth Club - Moderator Read more »

Clean Coal: Myth, or Reality?

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Clean Coal: Myth, or Reality?

S. Julio Friedmann, Carbon Management Program Leader, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Ray Lane, Managing Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Bruce Nilles, Director, Beyond Coal Campaign at Sierra Club
Joe Lucas, Senior Vice President, American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity
Jeff Goodell, Author, Big Coal – Moderator Read more »

Change in Your Palm: The Borneo Rainforest

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Biologist Birute Mary Galdikas discusses the connection between Indonesian rainforests and climate change.
In conversation with Greg Dalton, Commonwealth Club Vice President, founder of Climate One Read more »

Climate Security

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Andrew Vincent Alder, Senior Fellow, Institute for Environmental Security
Holmes Hummel, Lecturer, Climate Policy, University of California, Berkeley
Tom Spencer, Vice Chair, The Institute for Climate Security
Greg Dalton, Vice President, The Commonwealth Club, Moderator Read more »

Tim Flannery: Now or Never

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Tim Flannery

Chairman, Copenhagen Climate Council; Author, Now or Never: Why We Must Act Now to End Climate Change and Create a Sustainable Future

Greg Dalton, Founder, Climate One - Moderator Read more »