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General Motors in America's Heartland

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By Greg Dalton

General Motors has decided to discontinue funding of the Heartland Institute, an organization that downplays the risks of climate disruption, three weeks after GM Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson was asked about it during a Climate One radio interview. GM spokesman Dave Barthmuss confirmed the move yesterday. Read more »

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Dan Akerson Climate One Program on C-SPAN 3 & 2

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C-SPAN 3 will air our recent program with General Motors CEO Dan Akerson (in conversation with Climate One Director Greg Dalton) today at 4 p.m. and again at 10:10 p.m. (both times Pacific Time). And if you're an early riser, you can also catch it on C-SPAN 2 at 6 a.m. Pacific time tomorrow (Tuesday) morning.

Or you can just use your digital video recorder and sleep in tomorrow.

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Can Feedback Loops Inspire Idle Humans to Slash Energy Consumption?

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By Ellen Cohan

As environmentalists paint an ever-foreboding future, many Americans agree that reducing our collective and individual carbon footprints will be better for our planet and our wallets. However, the gap between opinion and action remains wide. A recent article in Wired posited that employing positive feedback loops in our daily lives could change that. Read more »

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Climate One Online

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 You can catch up on all of the latest actions of The Commonwealth Club's Climate One program series on its website and blog.

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Eric Schmidt Steps Aside as Google's CEO

Google's Eric Schmidt announced today that he was stepping aside as CEO of the online giant and assuming the role as executive chairman.

Schmidt reported that: Read more »

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States Step out in Cancun

Greg Dalton, Club vice president and director of its Climate One program, is in Cancun this week for the climate conference taking place there. He blogs:
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George Weyerhauser Climate Program on KGO HD this Month

For those of you in the Bay Area who might like to catch The Commonwealth Club's program with George Weyerhauser ("Climate Countdown"), it will air on KGO HD Channel 715 on Sunday, November 28, at 10:00 p.m.
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George Weyerhauser Climate Program on KGO HD this Month

For those of you in the Bay Area who might like to catch The Commonwealth Club's program with George Weyerhauser ("Climate Countdown"), it will air on KGO HD Channel 715 on Sunday, November 28, at 10:00 p.m.

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Video of Secretary of State HIllary Rodham Clinton

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addressed Climate One at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on Friday, October 15, 2010. Here's the video:
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