April 2011

Nuclear Power: Setting Sun? (4/8/11)

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Nuclear Power: Setting Sun?


Jacques Besnainou, CEO AREVA Inc.
Lucas Davis, Professor, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
Jeff Byron, Former Commissioner, California Energy Commission

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Budget Battles and Health-Care Costs

Apr 11, 2011 @ 4:13 PM

By James Dohnert

It went down to the wire, but Congress was able to avoid a partial government shutdown last week. After months of political negotiations, a national budget for 2011 was agreed upon on April 8. Read more »

Capitalism in an Era of Climate Change

Tue, Apr 12 2011 - 6:30pm

Capitalism in an Era of Climate Change

L. Hunter Lovins, President and Founder, Natural Capitalism Solutions; Author, Climate Capitalism: Capitalism in the Age of Climate Change
David Chen, CEO and Founder, Equilibrium Capital Group
Bruce Klafter, Managing Director for Environmental, Health, and Safety at Applied Materials Inc.
Joel Makower, Chairman and Executive Editor, GreenBiz Group Inc. Read more »

Speak Up CA

Mon, Apr 18 2011 - 6:30pm

Speak Up CA

Lenny Mendonca, Director, McKinsey & Company, Inc.
Jaime Rossi, President, Barbary Coast Consulting
Melissa Griffin, Political Blogger, “Sweet Melissa”; Co-host, Necessary Conversation; Contributor, SF Examiner
Gabriel Metcalf, Executive Director, SPUR
John Wildermuth, Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle- Moderator Read more »

Environment and Natural Resources Planning Meeting

Thu, May 19 2011 - 6:00pm

Environment & Natural Resources Planning Meeting

Are you passionate about environmental issues? Would you like to help educate the public about those issues? If so, please join us for our quarterly planning meeting. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

MLF: Environment & Natural Resources
SF Club Office
Time: 6 p.m. program
Cost: FREE
Program Organizer:
Marcia Sitcoske

Mark Kurlansky: World Without Fish

Mon, May 2 2011 - 7:00pm

Mark Kurlansky

Author, Cod, Salt and The World Without Fish

Alison van Diggelen, Host, Fresh Dialogues - Moderator Read more »

Moms Making Change: Lessons in Family Activism

Mon, Apr 18 2011 - 6:00pm

Moms Making Change: Lessons in Family Activism

This program is postponed

Vicki Abeles, Producer and Co-director, Race to Nowhere
Dana Gorman, Founder, THRiiiVE
Kimberly Danek Pinkson, Founder, Ecomom and Ecomom Alliance
Judi Shils, Founder and Director, Teens Turning Green
Christie Dames, Co-founder and CEO, TechTalk / Studio – Moderator

There’s a new movement afoot – and it’s not June Cleaver. Read more »


“Don’t change a thing.” – 2013, Cuba Joyce Turley Nicholas

“It could not have been any better! I learned so much but left wanting to know more!” – 2013 Cuba, Nikki Young

“Each stop was interesting and varied; which created an amazing mosaic of the complicated Cuban experience.” – 2013 Cuba, Nikki Young Read more »