Chairman, Copenhagen Climate Council; Author, Now or Never: Why We Must Act Now to End Climate Change and Create a Sustainable Future
Greg Dalton, Founder, Climate One - Moderator
One of the world's leading scientists and notable climate experts offers a pragmatic roadmap of the environmental challenges we face in dealing with climate change and the potential solutions toward sustainable living. Read more »
Lisa Jackson, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
After winning higher auto fuel economy earlier this year, what are the EPA’s next big priorities? In her first visit to California as the country’s chief environmental regulator, Jackson will lay out her vision for cleaning up America’s air, water and land. What are her plans on toxics, mining and other hot-button issues? Read more »
The Commonwealth Club Presents an Afternoon with the Governor
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will soon convene a global summit of governors from developing countries to advance the transition to a clean-energy economy. Before that happens, he'll be here for a discussion of California's role managing greenhouse gases, promoting green jobs and developing clean technology. Join us at the intersection of policy, politics and carbon for a conversation with the governor. Read more »
Hopenhagen: Seth Farbman, Jon Krosnick, Adam Werbach - Public Support for a Deal in Copenhagen
Adam Werbach, CEO, Saatchi & Saatchi S Seth Farbman, Managing Director, Ogilvy & Mather Jon Krosnick, Professor of Communication and Political Science, Stanford University Greg Dalton, Founder, Climate One
What do people around the world think about the threat of climate change and the promise of a new clean economy? Read more »
Dave O’Reilly, CEO, Chevron Carl Pope, Executive Director, The Sierra Club Alan Murray, Deputy Managing Editor, The Wall Street Journal – Moderator
Chevron and the Sierra Club both see renewable fuels as a growing part of our future. Yet as the world transitions to a low-carbon economy, they have different views on how that change should occur and who should bear the costs. Higher taxes? Read more »
Sarah Chasis, Director of Ocean Initiative, Natural Resources Defense Council Julie Packard, Executive Director, Monterey Bay Aquarium Michael Thuss, Director and Member, Texas Water Conservancy Association Read more »
Auden Schendler, Executive Director of Sustainability, Aspen Skiing Company; Author, Getting Green Done
What does the mechanic say when you ask him to put french fry oil in his $250,000 tractor? How do you actually make sustainability happen? Schendler will give us a peek under the hood of the green movement – what it means, in the trenches, to implement actual solutions to climate change.
This program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California on April 7, 2009.