Environment

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Transforming California's State Parks: A Blueprint for a Sustainable Future

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Wed, Dec 10 2014 - 12:00pm

Christine Kehoe, Co-Chair, California Parks Forward Commission Read more »

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Mark Schapiro: Carbon Shock – A Tale of Risk and Calculus on the Front Lines of the Disrupted Global Economy

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Tue, Nov 25 2014 - 6:00pm

Mark Schapiro, Author; Former Senior Correspondent, Center for Investigative Reporting; Adjunct Professor, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism Read more »

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Transforming California's State Parks: A Blueprint for a Sustainable Future

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Fri, Nov 21 2014 - 12:00pm

Lance Conn, Co-Chair, Parks Forward Commission Read more »

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A Toast to the 2014 Wine Harvest, Sustainable Practices and Pairings in California Wine

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Thu, Nov 20 2014 - 6:00pm

Steve Lohr, Chairman & CEO, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines
Karl Wente, Winemaker, Wente Vineyards
Allison Jordan, Executive Director, California Sustainable Wine Growing Alliance
Janet Fletcher, Journalist; Author, Down to Earth, A Seasonable Tour of Sustainable Winegrowing in California – Moderator Read more »

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Progress and Hope: Restoring the Mighty Colorado River and Delta

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Tue, Nov 18 2014 - 6:00pm

James Redford, Chair, Redford Center Board; Producer, Watershed
John Shepard, Co-Interim CEO and Senior Advisor, Sonoran Institute Read more »

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New Food Revolution

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Wed, Nov 5 2014 - 6:00pm

Karen Ross, California Secretary of Food and Agriculture; Former Deputy U.S. Secretary of Agriculture 
Jonathan Foley, Executive Director, California Academy of Sciences 
 

Feeding 9 billion people on a hot planet is a daunting challenge. California can play a leading role, but its searing drought is stressing its ability to be the world’s fruit basket and salad bowl. Read more »

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Dry Farming Wine Grapes in California: Making Great Wine

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Mon, Nov 3 2014 - 6:00pm

Will Bucklin, Winemaker, Bucklin Old Hill Ranch, Glen Ellen
Guillaume Eicholz, Vineyard Manager, Dominus Estate, Yountville
Frank Leeds, Winegrower, Frog’s Leap, Rutherford
Tegan Passalacqua, Winemaker and Vineyard Manager, Turley Wine Cellars, Amador, Paso Robles and St. Helena
Peter Granoff, Master Sommelier, Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant – Moderator Read more »

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Keystone and Beyond

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Thu, Oct 30 2014 - 6:00pm

David Baker, Energy Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle 
John Cushman, Author, Keystone & Beyond; Former Reporter, The New York Times
Additional panelist TBA Read more »

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The World We Create: A Message of Hope for a Planet in Peril

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Wed, Oct 29 2014 - 6:00pm

Frances Beinecke, President, Natural Resources Defense Council; Author, The World We Create
Bob Deans, Director of Editorial Content, Natural Resources Defense Council; Former President, White House Correspondents' Association Read more »

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Chasing Water

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Tue, Oct 28 2014 - 6:00pm

Brian Richter, Chief Water Scientist, The Nature Conservancy; Author, Chasing Water: A Guide for Moving from Scarcity to Sustainability
Peter Gleick, President, Co-Founder, The Pacific Institute; Author, Bottled and Sold

Call it water whiplash. Climate change has contributed to droughts in Iraq and Syria, while at the same time caused flooding in countries like England, India and Australia. In the U.S., carbon pollution has amplified flooding in the Midwest and Atlantic coast, and exacerbated the drought here. Read more »

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