Climate One

Past event

Speaking Youth to Power

Mon, Mar 26 2012 - 6:00pm

Speaking Youth to Power

Abigail Borah,
student, SustainUS.org
Tania Pulido, Green For All Fellow; Brower Youth Award winner
Adarsha Shivakumar, Stanford student, litigation plaintiff
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Going Local

Fri, Mar 23 2012 - 12:00pm

Going Local

Dan Rosen, Founder and CEO, Solar Mosaic
Michael Shuman, Author, Local Dollars Local Sense
Andrew Swallow, Founder, Mixt Greens; Author, Mixt Salads: A Chef's Bold Creations

After decades of globalization there’s a new current pulling the other direction. Read more »

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GM CEO, Dan Akerson

Wed, Mar 7 2012 - 6:00pm

GM CEO Dan Akerson

Dan Akerson,
 Chairman and CEO, General Motors Read more »

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Covering Carbon

Fri, Mar 2 2012 - 12:00pm

Covering Carbon 

Felicity Barringer, Reporter, The New York Times
Marc Lifsher, Reporter, Los Angeles Times

California’s scheme to reduce carbon pollution is forging ahead even though Washington DC and other states have hit the brakes on similar efforts. How is the state’s main climate law (AB 32) holding up in a national political environment hostile to any environmental regulations? How well is the mainstream news media covering the complex and murky world of carbon trading? Read more »

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From Durban to Rio

Wed, Feb 29 2012 - 6:00pm

From Durban to Rio

Tom Heller
, Executive Director, Climate Policy Initiative; Professor, Stanford Law School
Marc Stuart, Co-Founder, EcoSecurities
Mark Schapiro, Senior Correspondent, Center for Investigative Reporting

For the first time ever, developing and industrialized countries are crawling together toward a new treaty to reduce greenhouse gases. Read more »

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Cruising 55

Mon, Feb 13 2012 - 12:00pm

Cruising 55

Shad Balch,
Environment and Energy Communications, General Motors
Roland Hwang, Director of Transportation Programs, NRDC
Mary Nichols, Chair, California Air Resources Board  
Chris Paulson, VP of Strategy, Coda Automotive

In a striking change from years past, U.S. automakers stood with President Obama last year to support the biggest increase in auto fuel economy standards ever. Read more »

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Power Plays: Media Roundtable

Fri, Feb 3 2012 - 12:00pm

Power Plays: Media Roundtable

David Baker
, Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle
Dana Hull, Reporter, San Jose Mercury News
Cassandra Sweet, Reporter, Dow Jones
Additional Panelists TBD

Is California on track to reach Governor Jerry Brown’s goal of having a third of the state’s electricity come from renewable sources by 2020? Many projects have received federal financing and a green light from regulators, but will they ever really get built? Read more »

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Sun Spots

Mon, Jan 30 2012 - 6:00pm

Sun Spots

David Hayes, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Interior
John Laird, Secretary, California Resources Agency
David Festa, West Coast Vice President, Environmental Defense Fund
Michael Hatfield, Director of Development, First Solar
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Wild Weather

Tue, Dec 13 2011 - 6:00pm

Wild Weather


Chris Field, Director, Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution for Science
Dave Friedberg, Founder & CEO, The Climate Corporation
Karen O'Brien, Professor of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo
Michael Oppenheimer, Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs, Princeton


Massive blizzards are slamming the East Coast and epic droughts are parching the Southwest. Read more »

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The Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication

Tue, Dec 6 2011 - 12:00pm

The Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication

Dr. Richard Alley, Professor of Geosciences, Penn State

Alley will receive the first $10,000 Climate One award in honor of the late Stanford climatologist Stephen Schneider. Dr. Alley, host of the PBS documentary "Earth: The Operators Manual," once testified before Congress using his bald head to illustrate ice age cycles and recorded a video explaining geoscience while strumming guitar to a Johnny Cash song. Read more »

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