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Bill McKibben: An Unlikely Activist

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Fri, Oct 21 2016 - 12:00pm

Bill McKibben, Co-founder, 350.org

As we careen toward unknown climatic changes and near the end of an equally unpredictable election cycle, what will the political and planetary climate be in 2017? Is climate disruption an issue high on the minds of the voters and political leaders? As co-founder of 350.org, Bill McKibben has been working to influence major policy decisions around the world with campaigns such as Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline, Frack Free California and Break Free from Fossil Fuels. Read more »

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Bread, Wine and Chocolate in a Warming World

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Tue, Oct 18 2016 - 6:30pm

Simran Sethi, Author, Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love
Anna Lappe, Author, Diet for a Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do About It Read more »

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California Power Politics

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Wed, Oct 5 2016 - 6:30pm

Kevin de Leon, President, California State Senate (D-Los Angeles)

Climate disruption and the California drought have been mocked or marginalized in the national political debate. Are Republicans and Democrats in California similarly divided? Where can they agree on water, energy, agriculture and other issues related to the changing climate? Climate impacts such as massive forest fires, rising tides, and severe storms are hitting the state today. Governor Jerry Brown is trying to extend the state’s main climate law, AB 32. Is that going to happen? Read more »

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Future Cities

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Wed, Sep 21 2016 - 6:30pm

Jonathan Rose, Co-Founder, The Garrison Institute; Author, The Well Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life
Peter Calthorpe, Architect; Urban Designer; Planner Read more »

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Has AB 32 Helped or Hurt California?

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Tue, Sep 20 2016 - 6:30pm

Fran Pavley, California State Senator, Co-Author, AB 32
Cathy Reheis-Boyd, President, Western States Petroleum Association

Ten years ago, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed what many consider to be the most important piece of climate legislation in the world. The law, AB 32, created a market for the right to emit carbon pollution; that market is generating billions of dollars in revenue and is now connected to a big chunk of Canada’s economy. Read more »

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Can California Get to 100-percent Clean Power?

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Tue, Aug 23 2016 - 6:30pm

Mark Ferron, Member, California Independent System Operator
Mark Jacobson, Professor, Stanford
Steve Malnight, Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Mark Jacobson leads a team that says California and other states can get to 100-percent renewable power by 2050. Celebrity activists Mark Ruffalo and Leonardo DiCaprio are backing him. Read more »

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Will Closing Diablo Canyon Increase Carbon Pollution?

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Tue, Aug 9 2016 - 6:30pm

David Baker, Energy Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle 
John Geesman, Attorney, Dickson Geesman LLP
Dian Grueneich , Former Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission
Michael Shellenberger, President, Environmental Progress

Will closing the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant raise or lower California’s carbon pollution? Is it a deal with the devil or bold leadership?

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Can the Internet of Things Be Green and Safe?

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Wed, Jul 20 2016 - 12:00pm

General Keith Alexander (Ret.), Founder and CEO, IronNet Cybersecurity; Former Head, U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency
Alfred R. Berkeley, Director, World Economic Forum USA; Co-Author, The New Paradigm for Cyber Security
David Mount, Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Read more »

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Is California Entering a Megadrought?

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Wed, Jul 13 2016 - 6:30pm

Noah Diffenbaugh, Professor, Stanford University
Peter Gleick, President, The Pacific Institute
Karen Ross, Secretary, California Department of Food and Agriculture

This program was generously underwritten by the S.D. Bechtel Jr. Foundation. Read more »

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Time to Choose

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Wed, Jun 15 2016 - 7:00pm

Charles Ferguson, Oscar-Winning Director, Inside Job

This documentary from Academy Award winner Charles Ferguson examines the power of climate solutions already available. Through interviews with world-renowned entrepreneurs, innovators and brave individuals living on the front lines of climate change, Ferguson takes an In-depth look at the remarkable people working to save our economy and planet.

Post-screening conversation with Charles Ferguson and Climate One’s Greg Dalton.

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