Environment

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RIO+20 UN Earth Summit: Can We Put the World on a Path to a Sustainable Future?

Thu, Oct 20 2011 - 6:00pm

RIO+20 UN Earth Summit: Can We Put the World on a Path to a Sustainable Future?

Jared Blumenfeld, Regional Administrator, Region 9, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
S. Jacob Scherr, Director, Global Strategy and Advocacy, Natural Resources Defense Council
Kerry Curtis, Professor Emeritus, Golden Gate University - Moderator Read more »

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David Lewis: San Francisco Bay - A Look at the Past, Present and Future of Our World Class Treasure

Tue, Oct 4 2011 - 6:00pm

San Francisco Bay: A Look at the Past, Present and Future of Our World-Class Treasure

David Lewis, Executive Director, Save the Bay

Lewis says that San Francisco Bay would not be the beautiful natural resource it is today without Save the Bay’s 50 years of efforts to halt massive bayfill and dumping, restoring wetlands and reducing harmful pollution. Learn about current Bay threats and how to protect and restore San Francisco Bay. Read more »

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Raphael Torres: Water & Energy - The State Water Project & California's Electrical System

Wed, Nov 9 2011 - 6:00pm

Water and Energy: The State Water Project and California’s Electrical System

Raphael Torres, Deputy Director, California Department of Water Resources

Learn about California’s interconnected water and energy systems and the unique aspects of the State Water Project’s response to statewide initiatives including renewable energy and reduction of greenhouse gases. Read more »

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Frances Moore Lappe: EcoMind

Tue, Sep 6 2011 - 6:00pm

EcoMind

Frances Moore Lappé, Author, Diet for a Small Planet Read more »

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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

Thu, Jun 16 2011 - 6:00pm

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

This program is sold out

Senior Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council

Blowing the peaks off mountains to remove coal is one of America’s hottest environmental flashpoints. Now Kennedy is shining a light on mountain-top removal in Appalachia nearly four decades after his father campaigned against strip mining there. Kennedy and filmmaker Bill Haney traveled for several years to West Virginia and compiled nearly 500 hours of footage in the heart of coal country. Read more »

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Environmental Success Stories: Art, Architecture, Activism

Thu, Jun 9 2011 - 6:00pm

Environmental Success Stories: Art, Architecture, Activism

This program is postponed.

Paul Kephart, President, Rana Creek Living Architecture
Lisa Zimmerman, CEO, 7Story Consulting and Design
Foster Weeks, President, Clementina Cares

Imagine Living Architecture rooted in art, science and technology that immediately inspires and engages communities. Read more »

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Salmon Odyssey

Fri, Jun 3 2011 - 12:00pm

Salmon Odyssey

Phil Isenberg, Chair, Delta Vision Task Force
James Norton, Filmmaker,  Salmon: Running the Gauntlet 
Jonathan Rosenfield, Ph.D., Conservation Biologist, The Bay Institute

The fight to restore salmon runs in the Pacific Northwest involves billions of dollars in public funds and politicking all the way up to the White House. This twisted story is captured in a new documentary airing on PBS this spring. Read more »

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Wal-Mart: Force of Nature or Greenwashing?

Mon, May 16 2011 - 6:00pm

Wal-Mart: Force of Nature or Greenwashing?

Edward Humes, Author, Force of Nature Read more »

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