Michael Mann, Distinguished Professor of Meteorology, Penn State University; Co-author, The Madhouse Effect Cristine Russell, Freelance Science Journalist Tom Toles, Political Cartoonist; Co-author, The Madhouse EffectRead more »
Yvon Chouinard, Founder, Patagonia, Inc.; Author, Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman
This program is part of our Good Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation.
Chouinard is a legendary climber, surfer and environmentalist. He is also the reluctant entrepreneur who founded Patagonia, Inc., one of the most respected eco- and socially conscious companies in the world. Read more »
J. Keith Gilless, Dean of the College of Natural Resources; Chair, California State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection
California wildfires used to be a seasonal challenge in rather remote parts of the state. Now they are burning nearly year-round and spreading from the urban-rural interface to more of the state’s urban and coastal population. What is driving California’s "hellfires"? How are they hitting the state treasury, environment and public health?
A conversation about the California dream lived in a hot and smoky world.
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 »