Climate One

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Power Year in Review

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Mon, Dec 2 2013 - 12:00pm

Lauren Faber, West Coast Political Director, Environmental Defense Fund
Amy Myers Jaffe, Executive Director of Energy and Sustainability, UC Davis
Andrew McAllister, Commissioner, California Energy Commission
Craig Miller, Science Editor, KQED Read more »

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Ag and Trade

Mon, Nov 18 2013 - 12:30pm

Tom Vilsack, U.S. Read more »

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Parched California

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Thu, Nov 14 2013 - 6:00pm

Heather Cooley, Water Program Co-director, The Pacific Institute Read more »

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U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell

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Thu, Nov 7 2013 - 6:30pm

Seating limited; please arrive early to ensure seats. Standing room available in the library.

Sally Jewell, U.S. Secretary of Interior

Conserving America’s natural heritage involves balancing competing interests and values. The Department of the Interior, which is responsible for extracting resources from public lands as well as protecting landscapes, is at the center of delicate balancing act. Read more »

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Fracked State: Powering California's Future

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Tue, Nov 5 2013 - 6:30pm

Fran Pavley, Senator, California State Senate
Annie Notthoff, California Advocacy Director, NRDC
Paul Deiro, Energy Lobbyist, KP Public Affairs

Governor Brown's signature on a bill regulating hydraulic fracturing upset just about everyone. Industry said it imposed harsh requirements on them and would hurt the economy. Environmentalists said last-minute changes appeased industry and put the state’s water and air quality at risk. Read more »

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Blue Economy

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Mon, Oct 28 2013 - 6:30pm

Jason Scorse, Director, Center for the Blue Economy, MIIS
Mary Hagedorn, Research Scientist, Smithsonian Institution/Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
Michael Jones, President, The Maritime Alliance, San Diego

Join us for a special off-site program in Monterey! Read more »

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Mountain Meltdown

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Tue, Oct 22 2013 - 6:30pm

Mountain Meltdown

Panel 1:
Porter Fox
, Editor, Powder Magazine; Author, DEEP: The Story of Skiing and the Future of Snow (November 2013)
Anne Nolin, Professor, Geosciences and Hydroclimatology, Oregon State University
Jeremy Jones, Founder and CEO, Protect our Winters; Professional Snowboarder Read more »

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Petrospective

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Fri, Oct 18 2013 - 11:00am

Congressional Testimony + 25

Paul Hawken, Author and Entrepreneur
Andy Revkin, Writer, The New York Times Dot Earth Blog

In 1988 NASA scientist James Hansen issued a clarion call at the first Congressional hearings about human caused climate disruption. In the ensuing 25 years the science has become more clear and the need for energy transformation more compelling. Yet global carbon emissions are rising and a peak is nowhere in sight. Read more »

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The Bay Delta: A Grand Bargain?

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Tue, Oct 15 2013 - 6:00pm

Bettina Boxall, Reporter, Los Angeles Times
David Hayes, Former Deputy U.S. Secretary of Interior
Jay Lund, Director, UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences
Kip Lipper, Chief Councilor for Energy and the Environment, Office of the Senate pro Tem 
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Grazing, Grass and Gas

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Thu, Oct 3 2013 - 6:00pm

Pete Geddes, Managing Director, American Prairie Reserve
Kristine Tompkins, Founder and President, Conservacion Patagonica, Former CEO, Patagonia
Whendee Silver, Professor of Environmental Science, UC Berkeley

Forests are often at the center of conversations about using natural systems to capture and store carbon pollution, but research shows grasslands and prairies are similarly important. How they are managed can potentially have a big impact on storing greenhouse gases so they don’t enter the atmosphere. Read more »

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