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 »
Ginger Strand, Environmental Journalist; Historian; Author, Inventing Niagara: Beauty, Power and Lies Benjamin Grant, Urban Design Policy Director, SPUR H. Emerson Black, Editor-in-Chief, Orion Magazine; Executive Director, The Orion Society Read 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. Join us for a journey from the mines of Wyoming to China’s coal region.