Environment

Upcoming event

Competition for Power

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Thu, Sep 24 2015 - 6:30pm

London Breed, President, San Francisco County Board of Supervisors

Additional panelists TBA

Marin and Sonoma counties are now giving citizens a choice to buy electricity from PG&E or a new government-run provider. Is that a good deal for consumers and businesses? Supporters say that the new energy is cleaner than PG&E, which sells some of the cleanest electricity in the country. Others aren’t so sure. A look at where power choice is up and running. Read more »

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Arctic Melting and Rising

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Tue, Sep 22 2015 - 6:30pm

Sergey Petrov, Consul General, Russia
Hilde Janne Skorpen, Consul General, Norway Read more »

Past event

Reinventing Water

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Tue, Jul 21 2015 - 6:30pm

Anna M. Michalak, Carnegie Institution for Science
Abrahm Lustgarten, Reporter, Pro Publica
Tamin Pechet, CEO, Banyan Water; Chairman, Imagine H2O
David Sedlak, Professor of Mineral Engineering and Co-director of Berkeley Water Center, UC Berkeley
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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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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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Past event

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 »

Past event

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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