Environment

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Dr. Chris Field: The Stephen Schneider Award

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Tue, Dec 15 2015 - 6:30pm

Chris Field, Director, Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution for Science

The award is underwritten by Tom R. Burns, Nora Machado, and Michael Haas. Read more »

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Pope Francis: Climate Change and the Poor

Tue, Dec 1 2015 - 6:00pm

Kenneth Weare, Ph.D, Adjunct Professor of Social Ethics, University of San Francisco; Board Member, San Francisco Archdiocesan Board of Education; Former Director, School of Pastoral Leadership, Archdiocese of San Francisco; Board Member, Catholic Charities CYO Board of Directors; Pastor, St. Rita Catholic Church Read more »

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Happening: The Story of a Clean Energy Revolution that Is Patriotic, Democratic and Well Underway

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Wed, Nov 18 2015 - 6:00pm

James Redford, Director, Happening; Board Member, The Redford Center
Jill Tidman, Producer, Happening; Executive Director, The Redford Center
Emily Kirsch, Executive Director, SFuncube.com
Adam Browning, Executive Director, Vote Solar

The new documentary Happening takes us to towns, cities and people across the United States where new technologies are transforming our homes, schools, towns and cities into healthy and safe environments now and for the future. Read more »

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The Most Famous Grizzly Bear: How Will She and Other Grizzlies Survive U.S. Trophy Shootings?

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Tue, Oct 27 2015 - 6:00pm

Todd Wilkinson, Journalist; Author
Ted Mangelsen, American Wildlife Photographer
Bruce Hamilton, Deputy Executive Director, Sierra Club Read more »

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The Redwoods League and 21st-century Land Conservation

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Wed, Oct 21 2015 - 6:00pm

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.

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Charging Ahead: PG&E CEO Tony Earley

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Thu, Oct 15 2015 - 6:30pm

Tony Earley, Chairman & CEO, PG&E Corporation

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 »

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Drilling in the Amazon and Arctic

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Tue, Oct 13 2015 - 6:30pm

Lou Allstadt, Former Executive Vice President, Mobil Oil Co.
Andy Behar, Executive Director, As You Sow
Rene G. Ortiz, Former Ecuador Oil Minister; Former OPEC Secretary General
Leila Salazar-Lopez, Executive Director, Amazon Watch Read more »

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China Today: Environmental Progress and Challenges

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Mon, Oct 5 2015 - 6:00pm

Barbara Finamore, Senior Attorney and Asia Director, Natural Resources Defense Council Read more »

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21st Century Solutions to Critical Western United States Water Woes

Mon, Oct 5 2015 - 6:00pm

Sara Aminzadeh, Executive Director, California Coastkeeper Alliance
Heather Cooley, Water Program Co-Director, Pacific Institute
Max Gomberg, Senior Environmental Scientist, California State Water Resources Control Board
Kimery Wiltshire, CEO and Director, Carpe Diem West Read more »

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Voices of the Wild

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Thu, Oct 1 2015 - 6:30pm

Bernie Krause, Soundscape Artist; Author, Voices of the Wild: Animal Songs, Human Din, and the Call to Save Natural Soundscapes
Jason Mark, Editor, Earth Island Journal; Author, Satellites in the High Country, Searching for the Wild in the Age of Man Read more »

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