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.
David Orr, Professor, Environmental Studies and Politics, Oberlin College
Due to our refusal to live within the Earth’s natural limits, we now face a multitude of problems that will have a severe negative impact on human civilization. Orr, an expert on environmental literacy and ecological design, further argues that political negligence, an economy driven by insatiable consumption and a disregard for future generations are only adding to our plethora of environmental challenges. Read more »
Eileen Tutt, Deputy Secretary for Climate Change and Environmental Justice, Cal EPA
Lawrence Goulder, Professor of Environmental and Resource Economics, Stanford University
Josh Margolis, CEO, Cantor CO2e
Greg Dalton, Vice President, The Commonwealth Club – Moderator Read more »
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 »
Katherine Sierra, Vice President for Sustainable Development, World Bank Group
Awais Khan, Lead, Clean Tech Venture Capital Practice, KPMG
Greg Dalton, Founder of Climate One at The Commonwealth Club Read more »