Environment

Upcoming event

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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Reinventing Water

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Tue, Jul 21 2015 - 6:30pm
Anna M. Michalak, Carnegie Institution for Science
Abrahm Lustgarten, Reporter, Pro Publica

The drought in the American west is making people painfully aware of the food-water-energy nexus. Will this crisis finally drive fundamental change in the understanding and use of water? Stories from the Central Valley and insights from academia. Read more »

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Almonds and Lawns

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Tue, Jun 30 2015 - 6:30pm

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 Board
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Past event

How We Roll

Mon, Jun 22 2015 - 6:30pm

Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, Reporter, San Francisco Examiner
Jeff Hobson, Deputy Director, TransForm Read more »

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Christiana Figueres: The Road to Paris

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Tue, Jun 16 2015 - 12:00pm

Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

William K. Reilly, Senior Advisor, TPG Read more »

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I Never Knew There Were so Many Stars: San Francisco Ninth Graders at Camp Mather in the Sierras

Thu, Jun 4 2015 - 6:00pm

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

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Dr. Sylvia Earle: One Big Ocean

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Wed, May 27 2015 - 6:30pm

Sylvia Earle, Ocean Explorer; National Geographic Explorer in Residence; Founder, Mission Blue and SEAlliance
Greg Dalton, Founder, Climate One – Moderator Read more »

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EPA Chief Gina McCarthy

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Wed, May 13 2015 - 6:30pm

Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

As Mitt Romney’s “Green Quarterback,” Gina McCarthy played a key role in helping the Massachusetts Governor craft a plan to protect the climate and grow the economy. Now she’s the point person for President Obama’s effort to do the same thing on a national scale. Read more »

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The State of California's Water: Now and In the Future

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Wed, May 13 2015 - 6:00pm

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.

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Climate Cognition

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Tue, May 12 2015 - 6:30pm

George Lakoff, Professor of Linguistics, UC Berkeley
Kari Norgaard, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Oregon
Per Espen Stoknes, Economist; Psychologist; Author, What We Think About When We Try not to Think About Global Warming Read more »

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