September 2010

Hopenhagen: Seth Farbman, Jon Krosnick, Adam Werbach - Public Support for a Deal in Copenhagen

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Adam Werbach, CEO, Saatchi & Saatchi S
Seth Farbman, Managing Director, Ogilvy & Mather
Jon Krosnick, Professor of Communication and Political Science, Stanford University
Greg Dalton, Founder, Climate One Read more »

Hard Truths from the Front Lines of the Sustainability Revolution

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Auden Schendler, Executive Director of Sustainability, Aspen Skiing Company; Author, Getting Green Done

What does the mechanic say when you ask him to put french fry oil in his $250,000 tractor? How do you actually make sustainability happen? Schendler will give us a peek under the hood of the green movement – what it means, in the trenches, to implement actual solutions to climate change.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California on April 7, 2009.

Woody Tasch: Slow Money - Investing as if Food, Farms and Fertility Mattered

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Slow Money: Investing as if Food, Farms and Fertility Mattered

Woody Tasch, Chair and President, Slow Money; Author

Tasch is the chairman and president of Slow Money, a new nonprofit intermediary dedicated to catalyzing the flow of capital to enterprises that support the values that underline slow money, Tasch explains how we can “slow down” the flow of money to support soil fertility and local communities.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California on August 27, 2009.

Carbon Exchange 101: Controlling Emissions and Boosting the Economy

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Eileen Tutt, Deputy Secretary for Climate Change and Environmental Justice, Cal EPA
Lawrence Goulder, Professor of Environmental and Resource Economics, Stanford University
Josh Margolis, CEO, Cantor CO2e
Greg Dalton, Vice President, The Commonwealth Club – Moderator Read more »

Gill Friend: The Truth About Green Business and the Potential for Jobs and Prosperity

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The Truth About Green Business: The Potential for Jobs and Prosperity


Gil Friend, Founder/CEO, Natural Logic, Inc.; Author, The Truth About Green Business


Running a profitable business that takes care of the environment, provides meaningful jobs, and helps the community is an oxymoron, right? Not so fast. Friend suggests that green business practices are good for business and the world.


This program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California on August 18, 2009

World Bank: Driving Incomes Up, Carbon Down

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World Bank: Driving Incomes Up, Carbon Down

Katherine Sierra, Vice President for Sustainable Development, World Bank Group
Awais Khan, Lead, Clean Tech Venture Capital Practice, KPMG
Greg Dalton, Founder of Climate One at The Commonwealth Club Read more »

Drill, Baby, Spill

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Drill, Baby, Spill

 

Jim Boyd, Vice Chair, California Energy Commission
Michael Brune, Executive Director, Sierra Club
Dan Miller, Managing Director, The Roda Group
Catherine Reheis-Boyd, President, Western States Petroleum Association

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Reporter's Roundtable

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Reporter's Roundtable

Are electric cars ready for prime time? And is California hitting the brakes on its climate legislation? Our reporter's roundtable discusses all these issues and more with environmental reporter Todd Woody and Craig Miller of KQED's Climate Watch.

This program was recorded live on May 13, 2010

National Ocean Policy: Working to Protect Our Oceans and Resources

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Sarah Chasis, Director of Ocean Initiative, Natural Resources Defense Council
Julie Packard, Executive Director, Monterey Bay Aquarium
Michael Thuss, Director and Member, Texas Water Conservancy Association Read more »

Youth Grabbing the Wheel: Young Leaders Speak Up on Driving Down Carbon

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Youth Grabbing the Wheel: Young Leaders Speak Up on Driving Down Carbon

 

Jason Bade, 19, Stanford Student; Co-director, Green Youth Alliance; California Climate Champion
Gemma Givens, 19, UC Santa Cruz Student; Member, Indigenous Environment Network
Shreya Indukuri, 16, Harker Upper School Student; Co-founder SmartPowerEd.org
Alli Reed, UC Berkeley student; Real Food Challenge

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