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California Choices: Pathways to Reform

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David Kennedy, History Professor Emeritus, Stanford University
Mark DiCamillo, Director, California Field Poll
Noel Perry, Venture Capitalist and Founder, Next 10
Kathay Feng, California Common Cause
Annette Fuentes, New America Media
Lenny Mendonca, Bay Area Council
Sunne Wright McPeak, California Forward Read more »

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Ramifications of Tucson: A Town Hall Meeting (1/24/11)

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Dr. Gloria C. Duffy, President and CEO, The Commonwealth Club - Moderator Read more »

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Dwight D. Eisenhower: Applying the Founding Principles of the Commonwealth Club of California

Dwight D. Eisenhower, President of the United States, 1953 - 1961

President Eisenhower applies the founding principles of the Commonwealth Club of California to contemporary international relations and cooperation.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience in San Francisco, California on October 20, 1960.

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How to Get a Failing Congress Back on Track

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Thomas E. Mann, Author,The Broken Branch
Norman J. Ornstein, Author, The Broken Branch

With the executive branch accumulating power, we need strong, lucid congressional leadership, say Beltway watchdogs Mann and Ornstein. This may appear elusive in a Congress many criticize for its bickering, partisanship and red tape. Hear two judicial and political scholars attempt to unravel this complex issue of checks and balances. Read more »

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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Governor of California

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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Governor of California
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Panel: Climate Change and Government-Local Policy Directions For Addressing Climate Change

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Michel Gelobter, President, Redefining Progress; Board Member, Natural Resources Defense Council
David R. Baker, Markets and Energy Writer, San Francisco Chronicle
Severin Borenstein, Director, UC Energy Institute
 

This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club on March 27, 2007

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Jay Inslee & Bracken Hendricks, authors of "Appollo's Fire: Igniting America's Clean Energy Economy"

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Jay Inslee is a Representative in the United States House of Representatives, representing the First District of the State of Washington, in the Seattle area. He is a recognized leader in Congress on energy issues and is the prime sponsor of the New Apollo Energy Act, a comprehensive plan to build a clean energy economy in America. Read more »

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Panel: How Green is Your City? The SustainLane U.S. City Rankings

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How Green is Your City? The SustainLane U.S. City Rankings.

Appearing with me will be the ever-entertaining Director of the Department of the Environment for San Francisco, Jared Blumenfeld--abandon your notions of a staid city bureaucrat--and Ian Kim from the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in Oakland, which is leading up a "green collar" jobs program for the city. Read more »

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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 »

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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

Lisa Jackson, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Read more »

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