Sylvia Earle, Ocean Explorer; National Geographic Explorer in Residence; Founder, Mission Blue and SEAlliance David de Rothschild, National Geographic Explorer; Environmentalist Greg Dalton, Founder, Climate One – Moderator Read more »
Felicia Marcus, Chair, State Water Resources Control Board
California is in the midst of a historic drought, with agriculture, communities, and fish and wildlife struggling with water shortages. At the same time, the state is looking at a future where these conflicts will be exacerbated by climate change, increased population, and other factors. Learn what California is doing at this point in the drought and the plans to prepare for an even more challenging future.
Ken Caldeira, Atmospheric Scientist, Carnegie Institution for Science, Stanford Additional Panelists TBA
Could the world get so hot that humanity is tempted to break the glass and spray heat-deflecting gases into the sky? The National Academy of Sciences recently issued a report cautiously endorsing research into such techniques known as geo-engineering. Join us for a discussion of hacking the climate to cool the Earth.
Mark Decena, Founder, Kontent Films; Writer and Director, Watershed: Exploring a New Water Ethic for the New West Leah Mahan, Producer and Director, Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey CreekRead more »
Richard Martin, Author, Coal Wars: The Future of Energy and the Fate of the Planet Additional Panelists TBA
Coal is taking a beating in the United States but it is gaining market share in Asia. Coal-fired electricity is lifting people out of poverty. It is also frying the sky. Will banning coal exports impact domestic prices and international carbon pollution?
Join us for a journey from the mines of Wyoming to China’s coal region.
Net Zero Homes
6:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Sven Thesen, Owner, Net Zero home Ann Edminster, Green Home Consultant; Author, Energy Free: Homes for a Small Planet Daniel Simons, Principal, David Baker ArchitectsRead more »
Anna Cummins, Executive Director and Co-founder, 5 Gyres Institute; Elected Fellow, Sings World Quest, 2011; Noted Researcher in World Wide Plastic Contamination Betsy Rosenberg, Creator and Producer, The Green Front/Progressive Radio Network; Green Blogger, HuffPro; Commentator, Fox News Paul Tasner, Co-founder and CEO, PulpWorks Beth Terry, Author, Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and You Can TooRead more »