Teenie Matlock, McClatchy Chair of Communications and Associate Professor of Cognitive Science, University of California, Merced Daniel Kammen, The Class of 1935 Distinguished Professor of Energy, University of California, Berkeley; Parallel Appointments in the Energy and Resources Group, The Goldman School of Public Policy, and the Department of Nuclear Engineering Read more »
Adrianna Quintero, Director and Founder, Voces Verdes; Director, Partner Engagement, Natural Resources Defense Council
The Hispanic Public Policy Agenda, of the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), has designated environment and climate action as a priority for Latinos. The NHLA emphasizes the importance of Hispanic leadership on critical environmental and sustainable issues to their communities and neighborhoods. Read more »
Maximilian Auffhammer, Ph.D., George Pardee Jr. Professor in Sustainable Development, Associate Dean of Social Sciences, University of California Berkeley Clair Brown, Ph.D., Professor of the Graduate School, Economics; Director, Center for Work, Technology, and Society, University of California Berkeley Maria Kei Oldiges, Candidate, Master of Development Practice, College of Natural Resources, University of California, Berkeley; Formerly Development Associate and Executive Assistant, Presidio Graduate School Read more »
Michael Carlin, Deputy General Manager and Chief Operating Officer, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Patrick Koepele, Executive Director, Tuolumne River Trust Peter Drekmeier, Policy Director, Tuolumne River Trust Read more »
John Martin, Airport Director, San Francisco International Airport
San Francisco International Airport is a leader in mitigating the environmental impact of airport operations and in adopting sustainability facilities and practices. From reducing greenhouse gas emissions to building LEED-certified terminals to providing habitats for endangered species, the San Francisco International Airport has long set the standards for sustainability for large and small public and private agencies and organizations.
Ashley Boren, Executive Director, Sustainable Conservation Max Gomberg, Climate Change Manager, State Water Resources Control Board Bart Thompson, Director, Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University Read more »
Being Mortal, Atul Gawande's book and "Frontline" documentary, tells the story of a physician learning how to think about death and dying in the context of being a healer and a doctor. Join Dr. Arbore in a community discussion of Dr. Gawande's Being Mortal. Explore concerns about life, death, loss, grief and the context and meaning of the recently passed California legislation legalizing physician assisted suicide in California.
Judy Irving, Director, Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill and Pelican Dreams David McGuire, Filmmaker; Founder, Shark Stewards Rachel Caplan, CEO, Green Film Festival—Moderator
Films can make us cry, make us laugh out loud and keep us thinking for days. From Blackfish to Racing Extinction, filmmakers are capturing the power people have to make significant change and to protect our environments and wildlife. Read more »
Dr. Brian Green, Assistant Director of Campus Ethics, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics; Assistant Director of Engineering, Santa Clara University Jim Fiedler, Chief Operating Officer of Water Utility, Santa Clara Valley Water District Barbara Marshman, Editorial Page Editor, San Jose Mercury News—Moderator Read more »