May 2012

What Can You See at the Club This Week?

May 21, 2012 @ 8:58 AM

This week at The Commonwealth Club:

MONDAY: Read more »

Einar Enevoldson: The Perlan Project- Climate Science and Altitude Record

Thu, May 31 2012 - 6:00pm

The Perlan Project: Climate Science and Altitude Record

This program has been moved to October 23

Einar Enevoldson, Founder and Chairman, Perlan Project

The Perlan Project is dedicated to building and flying a manned research glider to 90,000 feet in altitude, or “near space”, to study what role the strong stratospheric winds called the “polar vortex,” play in ozone depletion and how they influence global weather patterns. Read more »

US-Cuba Relations and the Cuban Economy

Thu, May 24 2012 - 1:00pm

U.S.-Cuba Relations and the Cuban Economy

Philip Brenner, Professor, School of International Service, American University
Jorge Mario Sanchez Egozcue, Professor, University of Havana, Center for the Study of the Cuban Economy
Margaret E. Crahan, Senior Research Scholar, Institute of Latin American Studies at Columbia University - Moderator

Since Fidel Castro turned over power to his brother Raul in 2006, Cuba and U.S.-Cuban relations have undergone a variety of changes. Read more »