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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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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
Geisha J. Williams, President, PG&E

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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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

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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Getting Baked: Can Legalizing Marijuana Help Fight Climate Change?

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Tue, Jun 14 2016 - 6:30pm

Scott Greaten, Executive Director, Friends of the Eel River
Michael Sutton, Former President, California Fish and Game Commission

Growing pot indoors consumes large amounts of water and energy. Growing illegal weed outdoors often involves trespassing on national or state parks. Runoff from cannabis farms pollutes streams and ecosystems. Could legalizing marijuana in California result in more efficient harvesting that uses less water and results in less environmental destruction? Read more »

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Tom Steyer and Andy Karsner: Making Good on the Promise of Paris

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Thu, Jun 2 2016 - 6:30pm

Andy Karsner, Managing Partner, Sustainability, Emerson Collective
Tom Steyer, Member, Breakthrough Energy Coalition

This program is underwritten by ClimateWorks and the Energy Foundation.

Countries and corporations united in Paris to forge a global climate deal to reduce carbon pollution while continuing to expand the economy. Now comes the hard part. Read more »

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Can the Pacific Coast Lead the Transition to a Clean Economy?

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Wed, Jun 1 2016 - 12:00pm

Kate Brown, Governor, Oregon
Jay Inslee, Governor, Washington
Mary Polak, Minister of Energy, British Columbia Read more »

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Is Your Car Killing Your Lawn?

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Thu, May 19 2016 - 6:30pm

Noah Diffenbaugh, Associate Professor of Earth System Science, Stanford

Noah Diffenbaugh and other scientists have shed further light on why Californians should care about the weather up in the land of Santa Claus. A conversation on the connection between dirty fuels, white sea ice, brown lawns and what we can expect in the future now that we realize El Niño didn’t kill the drought.

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Sea Heroes: Extreme Edition

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Thu, May 12 2016 - 6:30pm

Liz Taylor, President, DOER Marine
Peter Willcox, Author, Greenpeace Captain: My Adventures in Protecting the Future of Our Planet
Stiv Wilson, Director of Campaigns, Story of Stuff

This is a Good Lit event, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation.

Peter Willcox was captain of the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior on the night in 1985 when it was bombed by French secret agents and sank off New Zealand. One shipmate was killed. Read more »

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Lord Nicholas Stern and Steve Westly on the Economics of Dropping Fossil Fuels

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Thu, May 5 2016 - 6:30pm

Lord Nicholas Stern, Chair, Center for Climate Change Economics and Policy, London School of Economics
Steve Westly, Founder and Managing Partner, The Westly Group Read more »

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