September 2010

Down to the Wire: Confronting Climate Collapse

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David Orr, Professor, Environmental Studies and Politics, Oberlin College

Due to our refusal to live within the Earth’s natural limits, we now face a multitude of problems that will have a severe negative impact on human civilization. Orr, an expert on environmental literacy and ecological design, further argues that political negligence, an economy driven by insatiable consumption and a disregard for future generations are only adding to our plethora of environmental challenges. Read more »

Stephen Schneider: What’s Science Got to Do with Climate Change?

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What’s Science Got to Do with Climate Change?


Stephen Schneider, Professor of Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, Stanford


Greg Dalton, Founder, Climate One


What risks does the changing climate pose to the global economy and how can we manage those risks? Rather than betting so much on a cap-and-trade regime for carbon pollution, Schneider says policymakers should fund more research to invent our way to a greener economy. Read more »

Henry N. Pollack, Ph.D: A World Without Ice

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A World Without Ice: Man’s Impact on Climate Change


Henry N. Pollack, Ph.D., Professor of Geophysics, University of Michigan 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

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EPA + You = A Greener Future. Lisa Jackson, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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EPA + You = A Greener Future

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Arnold Schwarzenegger: California - Carbon = A Cleaner World?

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Arnold Schwarzenegger: California - Carbon = A Cleaner World?

Governor of California

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will soon convene a global summit of governors from developing countries to advance the transition to a clean-energy economy. Before that happens, he visited Climate One for a discussion of California's role managing greenhouse gases, promoting green jobs and developing clean technology. Join us at the intersection of policy, politics and carbon for a conversation with the governor. Read more »

Is Your God Green?

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Is Your God Green?

 

Reverend Sally Bingham, Interfaith Power and Light
Senior Rabbi Stephen Pearce, Temple Emanu-El

 

What would Jesus say about climate change? What does the Torah say about stewardship of God's creation? Leaders from different religious traditions discuss how their respective philosophies and scriptures guide their approach to today's energy challenges. They'll also address how congregations around the country are getting involved in the movement to build a cleaner energy future.

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Geo-engineering: Global Salvation or Ruin?

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Geo-engineering: Global Salvation or Ruin?

 

Ken Caldeira, Professor, Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution
Albert Lin, Professor, UC Davis School of Law
David Whelan, Chief Scientist, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems

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After Copenhagen: What Now?

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After Copenhagen: What Now?

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Chris Martenson: Oil, Water and Climate

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Chris Martenson: Oil, Water and Climate

 

A former employee of the International Energy Agency told the Guardian newspaper recently that figures about worldwide oil supplies are exaggerated. That supported what peak oil adherents such as Martenson have been saying for years. In addition to oil, he discusses how the intertwining effects of the economy and environment will coalesce to shape a future radically different from the past.

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