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 »
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 ItRead more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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?
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 »
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.