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Corporate Sustainability: Sprint or Marathon?

Tue, Jun 8 2010 - 6:00pm

Corporate Sustainability: A Sprint or Marathon?

Dan Hesse, CEO, Sprint
 
When every company claims to be a green leader, how can consumers know which ones really are? Hesse will share his insights on why sustainable growth is sound business and can offer a competitive edge in an industry expanding rapidly around the world. What are the energy and environmental impacts of the global wireless revolution? Sprint has introduced eco-friendly phones and placed in the top 20 of Newsweek magazine’s 2009 Green Rankings of 500 U.S. Read more »

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Drill, Baby, Spill

Tue, May 18 2010 - 7:00pm

Drill, Baby, Spill

Jim Boyd, Vice Chair, California Energy Commission
Michael Brune, Executive Director, Sierra Club
Dan Miller, Managing Director, The Roda Group
Catherine Reheis-Boyd, President, Western States Petroleum Association

This event is sold out. Read more »

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Grabbing The Wheel: Youth Leaders Speak Up on Driving Down Carbon

Tue, May 4 2010 - 6:00pm

Youth Grabbing the Wheel: Young Leaders Speak Up on Driving Down Carbon

Jason Bade, 19, Stanford Student; Co-director, Green Youth Alliance;  California Climate Champion
Gemma Givens, 19, UC Santa Cruz Student; Member, Indigenous Environment Network
Shreya Indukuri, 16, Harker Upper School Student; Co-founder SmartPowerEd.org
alli reed, uc berkeley student; real food challenge

What would the move to a clean-energy economy look like if your kids were driving? Read more »

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Cap and Charade?

Thu, Apr 22 2010 - 6:00pm

Cap and Charade?

Michael Shellenberger, Breakthrough Institute
Kristin Eberhard, Legal Director, Western Energy and Climate, Natural Resources Defense Council
Larry Goulder, Chair, Department of Economics, Stanford

Would capping and trading carbon pollution create a prosperous clean energy economy? Or would it be a boondoggle for Wall Street and scammers in developing countries? Read more »

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Greenpeace's New Rainbow Warrior

Wed, Apr 21 2010 - 6:30pm

Greenpeace’s New Rainbow Warrior 

Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director, Greenpeace International

In conversation with Greg Dalton, Founder, Climate One

This event has been cancelled.

After dropping below the radar for several years, Greenpeace is bouncing back as a more mainstream advocacy organization. They still use nonviolent publicity stunts (remember the writing on Hewlett Packard’s roof about e-waste?), but they are also now playing an inside game. Read more »

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Vinod Khosla: Forecast or Invent Our Energy Future?

Tue, Apr 20 2010 - 6:30pm

Vinod Khosla: Forecast or Invent Our Energy Future?

Vinod Khosla, Founder, Khosla Ventures; Former CEO, Sun Microsystems

Predictions of peak oil and resource scarcity are driving investments in new energy and technologies. What will determine the winners and losers? What policies are needed to drive innovation and send proper price signals? Are incremental solutions such as hybrid vehicles helpful, or does the climate challenge require huge breakthroughs at the system level? Read more »

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Global Warring

Tue, Apr 13 2010 - 12:00pm

Global Warring

Cleo Paskal, Consultant, U.S. Department of Energy
Associate Fellow, Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, London

The changing climate now has the attention of military establishments around the world. Last year, for example, the CIA created a group focused on tracking the national-security implications of desertification, rising sea levels, population shifts and heightened competition for natural resources. What will the opening of the Arctic mean for Russian access into North American waters? Read more »

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Fossil Fuels + Dependence = Security Risks?

Mon, Mar 29 2010 - 6:00pm

Fossil Fuels  +  Dependence = Security Risks?

Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn, United States Navy, Retired

What do military officers think about the United States’ reliance on oil? One group of retired brass concluded that it threatens economic stability and national security. Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn (retired) says the 12 people studied scientific data and energy models for more than a year and concluded that the Pentagon should clearly integrate energy and climate change into its strategy and operations. What's that mean? Read more »

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Is Your God Green?

Tue, Mar 23 2010 - 6:00pm

Is Your God Green?

Reverend Sally Bingham, Interfaith Power and Light
Senior Rabbi Stephen Pearce, Temple Emanu-El
 
What would Jesus say about climate change? What does the Torah say about stewardship of God's creation? Leaders from different religious traditions discuss how their respective philosophies and scriptures guide their approach to today's energy challenges. They'll also address how congregations around the country are getting involved in the movement to build a cleaner energy future. Read more »

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Our Energy Future

Thu, Mar 18 2010 - 6:00pm

Our Energy Future: Forecast, or Invent?

Note: This event is now occurring on April 20

Vinod Khosla, Founder, Khosla Ventures; Former CEO, Sun Microsystems

Predictions of peak oil and resource scarcity are driving investments in new energy and technologies. What will determine the winners and losers? What policies are needed to drive innovation and send proper price signals? Read more »

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