Environment

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Dr Sylvia Earle and David de Rothschild: Two Generations, 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
David de Rothschild, National Geographic Explorer; Environmentalist
Greg Dalton, Founder, Climate One – Moderator 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

Per Espen Stoknes, Economist; Psychologist; Author, What We Think About When We Try not to Think About Global Warming
Additional Speakers TBA

Signs of dangerous climate disruption are everywhere, and yet many people are going about business as usual. What’s up with that? Are humans wired to deal with climate reality?

Building a clean economy can be a positive and empowering story. The key lies at the intersection of economics, psychology and emotional intelligence.

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Hacking the Climate

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Fri, May 8 2015 - 12:00pm

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.

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Lights, Camera, Take Action; Storytelling for Change: The San Francisco Green Film Festival

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Wed, May 6 2015 - 6:00pm

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 Creek Read more »

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Reimagining America's Infrastructure

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Tue, Apr 28 2015 - 6:00pm

Harriet Tregoning, Director, Office of Economic Resilience, HUD
Ginger Strand, Environmental Journalist; Historian; Author, Inventing Niagara: Beauty, Power and Lies
Benjamin Grant, Urban Design Policy Director, SPUR
H. Emerson Blake, Editor-in-Chief, Orion Magazine; Executive Director, The Orion Society Read more »

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Coal Wars

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Wed, Apr 22 2015 - 6:30pm

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. Will banning coal exports impact domestic prices and international carbon pollution?

Join us for a journey from the mines of Wyoming to China’s coal region.

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Net Zero: Homes and Waste

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Wed, Apr 15 2015 - 6:30pm

Net Zero Homes
6:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Sven Thesen, Owner, Net Zero home
Ann Edminster, Green Home Consultant; Author, Energy Free: Homes for a Small Planet
Daniel Simons, Principal, David Baker Architects Read more »

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Our Food, Our Health, Our Planet

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Wed, Apr 1 2015 - 7:45pm

Ken Cook, President & Co-founder, Environmental Working Group
Gary Hirshberg, Chairman, Stonyfield Farm
Gibson Thomas, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief, Edible Marin & Wine Country - Moderator Read more »

Past event

The Universe's Plastic Planet Called Earth

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Wed, Mar 25 2015 - 6:00pm

Anna Cummins, Executive Director and Co-founder, 5 Gyres Institute; Elected Fellow, Sings World Quest, 2011; Noted Researcher in World Wide Plastic Contamination
Betsy Rosenberg, Creator and Producer, The Green Front/Progressive Radio Network; Green Blogger, HuffPro; Commentator, Fox News
Paul Tasner, Co-founder and CEO, PulpWorks
Beth Terry, Author, Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and You Can Too Read more »

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