Environment

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Renewable Energy for California: Challenges and Solutions (10/21/2008)

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1:04:18

Paul Douglas, Renewables Portfolio Standard Program Manager, California Public Utilities Commission
Roy Kuga, Vice President of Energy Supply, PG&E
Diane Fellman, Director of California Regulatory Affairs, FPL Energy
Carl Zichella, Regional Director for California, Sierra Club Read more »

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James Howard Kunstler, Author of "The Long Emergency" & "The Geography of Nowhere"

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1:05:50

James Howard Kunstler, Author, The Long Emergency

James Howard Kunstler is an author, social critic, public speaker, and blogger. He is best known for his books The Geography of Nowhere, a history of American suburbia and urban development, and the more recent The Long Emergency, where he argues that declining oil production is likely to result in the end of industrialized society as we know it and force Americans to live in localized, agrarian communities. Read more »

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Energy Efficiency Unplugged (1/13/2009)

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1:01:30

Jim Davis, President, Chevron Energy Solutions
Ralph Cavanagh, Co-director, Energy Program, Natural Resources Defense Council
Tim Draper, Founder and Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson Read more »

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Climate Countdown: Can The World Cut A Deal? (1/15/2009)

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1:06:20

Tony Brunello, Deputy Secretary for Energy and Climate Change, California
Louis Blumberg, Director, CA Forest and Climate Policy, The Nature Conservancy
Aimee Christensen, Founder and CEO, Christensen Global Strategies Read more »

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Letter To President Obama: Path to a Greener Future (2/12/2009)

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1:09:03

Linda Adams, Secretary, California Environmental Protection Agency
Carter Roberts, CEO, World Wildlife Fund U.S.
Jim Wunderman, President and CEO, Bay Area Council
Greg Dalton, Vice President Commonwealth Club Read more »

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Dan Sperling: Driving Toward Sustainability (2/12/2009)

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1:04:36

Dan Sperling, Founding Director, Institute of Transportation Studies; Board Member, California Air Resources Board Read more »

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Clean Tech for California: Winners of the Third Annual California Clean Tech Open 2008 (3/2/2009)

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1:00:12

Jennifer Billock, Founder, Over the Moon Diapers – Air, Water, and Waste Winner
Tuyen Vo, Founder and CTO, Viridis Earth – Energy Efficiency Winner
Michael Looney, CEO and President, BottleStone – Green Building Winner
Allen Bronstein, Founder and CTO, Focal Point Energy – Renewables Winner Read more »

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Climate Security (3/13/2009)

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32:05

Andrew Vincent Alder, Senior Fellow, Institute for Environmental Security
Holmes Hummel, Lecturer, Climate Policy, University of California, Berkeley
Tom Spencer, Vice Chair, The Institute for Climate Security Read more »

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Panel: Alice Waters, Eric Schlosser, Anya Fernald, Harold Goldstein, Bertram Lubin (7/31/2008)

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1:07:39

Alice Waters, Owner and Executive Chef, Chez Panisse; Author; Sustainable Food Advocate
Anya Fernald, Executive Director, Slow Food Nation
Harold Goldstein, Executive Director, California Center for Public Health Advocacy Read more »

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Claire Kremen, Honey Bee Pollination Crisis: Can Native Bees Take up the Slack? (1/13/2009)

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1:02:26

Claire Kremen, Conservation Ecologist, UC Berkeley; 2007 MacArthur Honoree

Monoculture farming leaves us highly dependent on honey bees, whose pollination affects 75 percent of fruits and vegetables and 30 percent of all food production. However, managed hives are being wiped out by colony collapse disorder at an alarming rate. Kremen will discuss how wild bees can boost the effectiveness of managed hives and play a critical role in pollinating the crops that keep California’s economy humming. Read more »

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