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What's Science Got to Do with Climate Change?

Tue, Nov 3 2009 - 12:00pm

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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A World Without Ice: Man's Impact on Climate Change

Tue, Oct 27 2009 - 12:00pm

A World Without Ice: Man’s Impact on Climate Change

Henry N. Pollack, Ph.D., Professor of Geophysics, University of Michigan

It has taken just three centuries for human growth and rising industrial economies to bring the delicate relationship between ice and humans to a dangerous precipice. Ice carved Earth’s landscape to its present state – the sharp Alpine peaks of Europe, the vast Great Lakes of North America, the majestic valleys of Yosemite National Park and the deeply incised fjords of Norway. Read more »

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Tim Flannery - Chairman of the Copenhagen Climate Council

Wed, Oct 21 2009 - 6:30pm

Tim Flannery

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 »

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Lisa Jackson: EPA + YOU = Greener Future

Tue, Sep 29 2009 - 6:00pm

EPA + You = A Greener Future 

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 »

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Arnold Schwarzenegger: California - Carbon = A Cleaner World?

Thu, Sep 24 2009 - 12:00pm

California - Carbon = A Cleaner World?

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 »

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Hopenhagen: Seth Farbman, Jon Krosnick, Adam Werbach

Tue, Sep 15 2009 - 12:00pm

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 »

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Chevron + Sierra Club

Wed, Jun 10 2009 - 6:30pm

Chevron + Sierra Club: Drilling for Common Ground

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 »

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Seeds of Time Movie Screening and Discussion

Seeds of Time Movie Screening and Discussion
Mon, Jun 2 2014 - 6:00pm

Sandy McLeod, Director, Seeds of Time

Cary Fowler, Agriculturalist; Former Director, Global Crop Diversity Trust 

Greg Dalton, Founder of Climate One – Moderator Read more »

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Texas Governor Rick Perry: Energy Independence in America

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Wed, Jun 11 2014 - 7:30pm
Rick Perry, Governor, Texas
Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One, The Commonwealth Club — Moderator
 
Texas Governor Rick Perry believes his state is leading the way for America in creating energy independence by producing crude oil and electricity in many forms, including natural gas, coal, nuclear, wind, solar, bio-fuel and hydroelectric generation.
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Stormy Science, Rocky Investments

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Tue, Jun 3 2014 - 6:00pm

Stormy Science
6:00-6:30 p.m.

Stephen Bennett, Senior Vice President, Verisk Climate
Noah Diffenbaugh, Associate Professor, School of Earth Sciences, Stanford University
Rebecca Shaw, Associate Vice President and Lead Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund Read more »

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