Climate One

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Big Green

Wed, Sep 28 2011 - 12:00pm

Big Green

Michael Brune, Executive Director, Sierra Club
Felicia Marcus, Western Director, Natural Resources Defense Council
Karen Topakian, Board Chair, Greenpeace USA

With the Environmental Protection Agency under attack on Capitol Hill and national climate legislation rotting in the compost pile, it is a challenging time for environmentalists. Some organizations have shifted their sights away from Washington, D.C., to states and cities, where they see better prospects, albeit on a smaller scale. Read more »

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Ken Salazar: Secretary of the Interior

Mon, Sep 19 2011 - 9:00am

Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior Read more »

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Global Carbon

Thu, Sep 15 2011 - 6:00pm

Global Carbon

Tom Heller, Executive Director, Climate Policy Initiative
Fabrizio Marcelli, Consul General of Italy
Romain Serman, Consul General of France

This event has been canceled.
 
While international climate negotiations inch forward, many national governments are taking steps to decouple economic growth from carbon pollution. Conservative governments in France and Italy see opportunities in moving away from fossil fuels. Read more »

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Carbon & Courts

Wed, Sep 14 2011 - 10:00am

Carbon & Courts I: Atmospheric Trust

Phil Gregory, Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy
Pete McCloskey, Former Congressman
David Takacs, Associate Professor, UC Hastings College of the Law

Backed by high-powered plaintiff’s attorneys, a group of youths is suing the federal government, claiming it has failed to protect the Earth’s atmosphere as a public trust to be preserved for future generations. Read more »

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Ecosystem Services

Mon, Sep 12 2011 - 6:00pm

Ecosystem Services

Jib Ellison, CEO, Blu Skye
Peter Seligmann, Co-founder and CEO, Conservation International

The many services that nature provides to humans are undervalued in commercial markets because it is difficult to put a price tag on them. Now, with increasing awareness about sustainability and resource limitations, companies are paying more attention to such ecosystem services. Read more »

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Blessed 350

Thu, Sep 8 2011 - 12:00pm

Blessed 350

Paul Hawken, Author, Blessed Unrest
Bill McKibben, Founder, 350.org

This event is sold out. Read more »

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Canada's Oil Sands: Energy Security or Energy Disaster?

Tue, Aug 30 2011 - 12:00pm

Canada’s Oil Sands: Energy Security, or Energy Disaster?

Cassie Doyle, Consul General, Canada; Former Canadian Deputy Minister of Natural Resources
Jason Mark, Earth Island Institute 
Carl Pope, Chairman, The Sierra Club 
Alex Pourbaix, President of Energy and Oil Pipelines, TransCanada 

Public debate about an oil pipeline from Canada to U.S. Read more »

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Power Down

Fri, Jul 22 2011 - 12:00pm

Power Down

The Rev. Canon Sally G. Bingham, President, The Regeneration Project
Chris King, Chief Regulatory Officer, eMeter
Gregory Walton, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Stanford University

We know what we should do to reduce our personal and societal carbon footprint. Why don’t we do more? Many citizens and consumers have made strides big and small in their personal and professional lives but can clean tech make energy efficiency sexy? Read more »

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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

Thu, Jun 16 2011 - 6:00pm

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

This program is sold out

Senior Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council

Blowing the peaks off mountains to remove coal is one of America’s hottest environmental flashpoints. Now Kennedy is shining a light on mountain-top removal in Appalachia nearly four decades after his father campaigned against strip mining there. Kennedy and filmmaker Bill Haney traveled for several years to West Virginia and compiled nearly 500 hours of footage in the heart of coal country. Read more »

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Crops, Cattle & Carbon

Tue, Jun 14 2011 - 12:00pm

Crops, Cattle and Carbon

Cynthia Cory, Director of Environmental Affairs, California Farm Bureau Federation
Paul Martin, Director of Environmental Services, Western United Dairymen
Jeanne Merrill, California Climate Action Network
Karen Ross, Secretary, California Department of Food and Agriculture Read more »

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