Sam Hodder, President and CEO, Save the Redwoods League
Come hear Sam Hodder, president and CEO of Save the Redwoods League, explain how the iconic California redwoods catalyzed the nation's conservation movement, a century ago, and are now redefining our 21st century relationship with nature. He will discuss how a century of redwood conservation and research has demonstrated how these ancient trees could help us respond to modern day challenges. He says it's not just about how we can save the redwoods, but how the redwoods are saving us.
California creates more wealth per puff of carbon pollution than anywhere else on the planet, and its largest electric utility, PG&E, has become one of the cleanest power providers in the country. Now the state has laid out ambitious new goals for generating an even greener and smarter economy. That means higher standards for renewable energy, mandates for new ways of storing electricity, a concerted push toward electric vehicles and new approaches to pricing the power that runs our connected lives. Read more »
Anna M. Michalak, Carnegie Institution for Science Abrahm Lustgarten, Reporter, Pro Publica Tamin Pechet, CEO, Banyan Water; Chairman, Imagine H2O David Sedlak, Professor of Mineral Engineering and Co-director of Berkeley Water Center, UC BerkeleyRead more »
Ellen Hanak, Director, Water Policy, Public Policy Institute of California Felicia Marcus, Chair, California State Water Resources Board Paul Wenger, President, California Farm Bureau Federation Marguerite Young, Director, Ward 3, East Bay Municipal Utility District BoardRead more »
Erik Rice, Supervisor, College and Career Readiness, San Francisco Unified School District Vanessa Varko-Fontana, Community Health Outreach Worker, John O'Connell High School Ninth Grade Students from John O'Connell High School Laura Page, Arts and Education Program Manager, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission - Moderator
In association with San Francisco Public Utilities Commission