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Stephen Schneider: What’s Science Got to Do with Climate Change?

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What’s Science Got to Do with Climate Change?


Stephen Schneider, Professor of Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, Stanford


Greg Dalton, Founder, Climate One


What risks does the changing climate pose to the global economy and how can we manage those risks? Rather than betting so much on a cap-and-trade regime for carbon pollution, Schneider says policymakers should fund more research to invent our way to a greener economy. Read more »

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Rethinking Buying and Building: A New Sustainability Chain

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1:07:04

Andy Ball, CEO, Webcor Builders
Beth Springer, EVP, Clorox
Dave Steiner, CEO, Waste Management, Inc.
Greg Dalton, Vice President, Commonwealth Club - Moderator Read more »

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Clean Coal: Myth, or Reality?

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Clean Coal: Myth, or Reality?

S. Julio Friedmann, Carbon Management Program Leader, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Ray Lane, Managing Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Bruce Nilles, Director, Beyond Coal Campaign at Sierra Club
Joe Lucas, Senior Vice President, American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity
Jeff Goodell, Author, Big Coal – Moderator Read more »

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Panel: How Green is Your City? The SustainLane U.S. City Rankings

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How Green is Your City? The SustainLane U.S. City Rankings.

Appearing with me will be the ever-entertaining Director of the Department of the Environment for San Francisco, Jared Blumenfeld--abandon your notions of a staid city bureaucrat--and Ian Kim from the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in Oakland, which is leading up a "green collar" jobs program for the city. Read more »

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Alan Weisman, Author of "The World Without Us"

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Alan Weisman, Author of "The World Without Us"

Alan Weisman's reports from around the world have appeared in Harper's, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, The Los Angeles Times Magazine, Orion, Wilson Quarterly, Vanity Fair, Mother Jones, Discover, Audubon, Condé Nast Traveler, and in many anthologies, including Best American Science Writing 2006. Read more »

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Jay Inslee & Bracken Hendricks, authors of "Appollo's Fire: Igniting America's Clean Energy Economy"

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1:04:24

Jay Inslee is a Representative in the United States House of Representatives, representing the First District of the State of Washington, in the Seattle area. He is a recognized leader in Congress on energy issues and is the prime sponsor of the New Apollo Energy Act, a comprehensive plan to build a clean energy economy in America. Read more »

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Energy Efficiency Unplugged

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Jim Davis, President, Chevron Energy Solutions
Ralph Cavanagh, Co-director, Energy Program, Natural Resources Defense Council
Tim Draper, Founder and Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson Read more »

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Adam Werbach, CEO, Saatchi & Saatchi; Former President, Sierra Club; Commissioner, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

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Adam Werbach CEO, Saatchi & Saatchi; Former President, Sierra Club; Commissioner, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Read more »

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Stewart Brand, Co-founder and President, Long Now Foundation

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City Planet

Stewart Brand, Co-founder and President, Long Now Foundation

Brand will discuss how increasing urbanization is accelerating economic development with remarkable speed. The consequences will be profound, he believes. Are we prepared? Brand has focused on such subjects as digital media, education and architecture. He’s perhaps best known for founding the Whole Earth Catalog.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club on June 14, 2007

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Fred Krupp, President of Environmental Defense Fund

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Fred Krupp, President of Environmental Defese Fund; Author, Earth: The Sequel - The Race to Reinvent Energy and Stop Global Warming


The Environmental Defense Fund helped reduce acid rain in the 1990s by using market forces, and last year it played a role in the buyout of Texas utility TXU that reduced the number of planned coal-fired power plants. The advocacy group's president, Fred Krupp, believes business-friendly approaches such as carbon cap-and-trade systems are the best way to fight global warning. Read more »

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