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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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Metro Revolution

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Thu, Sep 19 2013 - 6:30pm

Ed Lee, Mayor, San Francisco
Kofi Bonner, President, Bay Area Urban Division, Lennar
Bruce Katz, Vice President, Brookings Institution; Co-author, The Metropolitan Revolution: How Cities and Metros Are Fixing Our Broken Politics and Fragile Economy
Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One - Moderator Read more »

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U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus

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Wed, Sep 18 2013 - 6:00pm

This event is postponed

The Pentagon is the largest single energy consumer in the world and spends as much as $19 billion a year on fuel. Moving fuel also costs lives ­thousands of U.S. soldiers or contractors have been killed in fuel supply convoys in Iraq and Afghanistan, and Americans are continuing to be killed in the name of oil. These costs and instability in oil exporting regions are driving the military to seek alternatives to petroleum. Read more »

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Corn, Cars and Cows

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Wed, Aug 21 2013 - 6:00pm

Colin Carter, Professor, Agricultural Economics, UC Davis
Neil Koehler, CEO, Pacific Ethanol
Michael Marsh, CEO, Western United Dairymen Read more »

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Nature's Price Tag

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Thu, Jul 25 2013 - 6:00pm

Larry Goulder, Professor of Environmental and Resource Economics, Stanford

Tony Juniper, Associate Professor, University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership; Special Advisor to The Prince of Wales International Sustainability Unit Read more »

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