Climate One

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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

Thu, Jun 16 2011 - 6:00pm

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

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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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Salmon Odyssey

Fri, Jun 3 2011 - 12:00pm

Salmon Odyssey

Phil Isenberg, Chair, Delta Vision Task Force
James Norton, Filmmaker,  Salmon: Running the Gauntlet 
Jonathan Rosenfield, Ph.D., Conservation Biologist, The Bay Institute

The fight to restore salmon runs in the Pacific Northwest involves billions of dollars in public funds and politicking all the way up to the White House. This twisted story is captured in a new documentary airing on PBS this spring. Read more »

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Sustainable Urbanism?

Wed, May 25 2011 - 10:00am

Sustainable Urbanism

Peter Calthorpe, Founder, Calthorpe Associates; Author, Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change

How should the climate imperative change community design? What is sustainable urbanism? Will federal and state governments make long-term investments in public mobility when they are in such dire fiscal straits? What are China and other countries doing to build smarter cities from the beginning? Join us for a conversation with one of the fathers of new urbanism.

Time: 9:30 a.m. Read more »

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Wal-Mart: Force of Nature or Greenwashing?

Mon, May 16 2011 - 6:00pm

Wal-Mart: Force of Nature or Greenwashing?

Edward Humes, Author, Force of Nature Read more »

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Pole Position and Charge It?

Thu, May 12 2011 - 10:00am

Pole Position

Forrest Beanum, Vice President of Government Relations, Coda Automotive
Oliver Kuttner, CEO, Edison2
Bill Reinert, National Manager, Toyota
Michael Robinson, VP for Environment, Energy and Safety Policy, General Motors
Dan Sperling, Member, California Air Resources Board; Professor, UC Davis

Will plug-in hybrids or pure electric vehicles get more traction with car buyers looking for cool and clean wheels? Read more »

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Senator Dianne Feinstein

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Wed, Apr 27 2011 - 6:00pm

Senator Dianne Feinstein

 

Member, United States Senate (D-CA) Read more »

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Measure What? and Cell Power: Sprint CEO Dan Hesse

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Fri, Apr 15 2011 - 10:00am

Measure What? and Cell Power: Sprint CEO Dan Hesse

Michel Gelobter, Chief Green Officer, Hara
Eric Olson, Senior Vice President, Advisory Services, BSR
Glen Low, Principal, Blu Skye Read more »

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Nuclear Power: Setting Sun?

Fri, Apr 8 2011 - 12:00pm

Nuclear Power: Setting Sun?

Jacques Besnainou, CEO AREVA Inc.
Lucas Davis, Professor, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
Jeff Byron, Former Commissioner, California Energy Commission 

How will deadly explosions at two Japanese nuclear power plants affect plans to build new reactors in the United States? French engineering giant AREVA aims to participate in President Obama's planned revival of nuclear energy in America. Where does that stand now? Read more »

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Duke of Energy and Energy Policy: What's Next?

Tue, Apr 5 2011 - 10:00am

The Future of Energy

Duke of Energy

Jim Rogers, Chairman and CEO, Duke Energy

Will the United States adopt a nationwide plan for generating electricity with clean energy? How will that affect consumer prices? How will it affect the country’s greenhouse gas emissions? Are electric utilities ready for electric cars? One of America’s most prominent energy executives, Rogers has been featured on “60 Minutes” and played a leading role in the cap-and-trade debate. Read more »

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