Environment

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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 »

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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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The Carbon Bubble

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Thu, Mar 12 2015 - 6:30pm

Anthony Hobley, CEO, Carbon Tracker Initiative
Kurt Billick, Chief Investment Officer, Bocage Capital Read more »

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2015: Critical Year for Planet Earth

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Thu, Mar 12 2015 - 6:00pm

James Fahn, Executive Director, Internews' Earth Journalism Network; Journalism Lecturer, UC Berkeley
David Akana, Journalist, Cameroon
Gustavo Faleiros, Journalist, Brazil
Neha Sethi, Journalist, India; Visiting Scholar, UC Berkeley
Mark Schapiro, Journalist, United States; Author, Carbon Shock Read more »

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Clean Cloud

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Tue, Mar 3 2015 - 6:30pm

Gary Cook, Senior Policy Analyst, Greenpeace International
Lori Duval, Global Director, Green, eBay
Christina Page, Global Director, Energy and Sustainability Strategy, Yahoo!
Bill Weihl, Sustainability Guru, Facebook Read more »

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Weather Whiplash

Weather Whiplash
Tue, Mar 3 2015 - 12:00pm

Kathryn Sullivan, Administrator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Louise Bedsworth, Deputy Director, California Governor's Office of Planning and Research

How can we make sense of all the wacky weather around the country? The American West is hot and dry and the East is seeing massive snowstorms and wicked cold temperatures. Scientists say that we should expect dry periods to get drier and wet periods to get wetter. As columnist Thomas Friedman says, global warming is really global weirding. Read more »

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Cheap Gasoline

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Fri, Feb 27 2015 - 12:00pm

Jason Bordoff, Founding Director, Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University; Former Special Advisor to President Obama, National Security Council Staff
Bill Reilly, Former Board Member, ConocoPhillips; Senior Advisor, TPG Capital
Kate Gordon, Senior VP and Director, Energy & Climate Program, Next Generation  Read more »

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Lessons from the Rim Fire: What It Means

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Wed, Feb 25 2015 - 6:00pm

Jeanne M. Higgins, Forest Supervisor, Stanislaus National Forest
Joe Amodio, Member, Tuolumne River Trust Advisory Committee
Michael Carlin, Deputy General Manager, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
Larry Cope, Director of Economic Development, Tuolumne Economic Development Authority
Joe Litehiser, Ph.D.; Senior Scientist, Bechtel Corp; President, Friends of Camp Mather Read more »

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