Climate One

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U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz

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Thu, Oct 23 2014 - 6:00pm

Ernest Moniz, U.S. Secretary of Energy

Love it or hate it, fracking is changing the way America powers its economy. Thanks to fracking, the United States is now the world's largest petroleum producer, something unthinkable a few years ago. Coal is down, but not out. Nuclear's knees are buckling due to low natural gas prices and the fallout from Fukushima. Researchers and investors are looking for big breakthroughs in storage technology and sucking carbon out of smokestacks. Read more »

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Water Politics

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Mon, Oct 13 2014 - 6:30pm

John Coleman, President, Association of California Water Agencies; Board Member, East Bay Municipal Utility District
Anthony Rendon, California Assemblyman (D-Lakewood); Chair, State Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee
Lauren Sommer, Science and Environment Reporter, KQED Public Radio
Danny Merkley, Director of Water Resources, California Farm Bureau Federation Read more »

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Creating Climate Wealth

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Tue, Sep 16 2014 - 12:00pm

Brad Mattson, CEO, Siva Power; Author, The Solar Phoenix: How America Can Rise from the Ashes of Solyndra to World Leadership in Solar 2.0
Jigar Shah, Founder, SunEdison; Author, Creating Climate Wealth: Unlocking the Impact Economy
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Powering Innovation

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Mon, Sep 15 2014 - 6:00pm

Katie Fehrenbacher, Reporter, GigaOm
David Crane, CEO, NRG
Adam Lowry, Co-Founder and Chief Greenskeeper, Method Products
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Deepak Chopra and Rinaldo Brutoco: Changing Energy, Changing Consciousness

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Mon, Sep 15 2014 - 9:00am

Deepak Chopra, MD, Founder, The Chopra Foundation; Author of more than 80 books translated into 35 languages, including numerous New York Times bestsellers. www.choprafoundation.org
Rinaldo Brutoco, President, Chopra Foundation; Founding President, World Business Academy; Author, Freedom from Mid-East Oil
Greg Dalton, Host and Founder, Climate One – Moderator Read more »

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Climate on the Brain

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Fri, Sep 12 2014 - 12:00pm

George Marshall, Author, Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change
Dacher Keltner, Professor of Psychology, UC Berkeley

Abundant scientific evidence demonstrates that climate disruption is happening in all 50 states now and many Americans are directly experiencing impacts. Yet many people are failing to do all they can to reduce carbon pollution and build a resilient future. Are we mad? Or are we simply human? Read more »

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Keystone & Beyond

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Thu, Aug 21 2014 - 6:00pm

David Baker, Energy Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle
John Cushman, Author, Keystone & Beyond; Former Reporter, The New York Times
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Water Underfoot

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Wed, Aug 13 2014 - 6:00pm

Debbie Davis, Community & Rural Affairs Advisor, Office of Planning and Research, State of California
Felicia Marcus, Chair, State Water Resources Control Board
Barton Thompson, Director, Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University
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Climate Cartoons

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Tue, Jul 8 2014 - 6:00pm

Yoram Bauman, Ph.D., Author, The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change
Jonah Sachs, CEO, Free Range

In these hot and crazy times, we all need some comic relief. Yoram Bauman, the world’s first and only stand-up economist, promises to inform and entertain us with his 20-minute routine. Then he will sit down to talk about using humor and storytelling as tools for combating the doom-and-gloom attitude that often marks discussions about melting glaciers and disappearing species. Read more »

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Texas Governor Rick Perry: Energy Independence in America

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Wed, Jun 11 2014 - 7:30pm
Rick Perry, Governor, Texas
Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One, The Commonwealth Club — Moderator
 
Texas Governor Rick Perry believes his state is leading the way for America in creating energy independence by producing crude oil and electricity in many forms, including natural gas, coal, nuclear, wind, solar, bio-fuel and hydroelectric generation.
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