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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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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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