Environment

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Who Will Own the Future? Privatization and the Threat to the Urban Environment

Mon, Jan 6 2014 - 6:00pm

George Wooding, Former President, West of Twin Peaks Central Council; First Vice President, Coalition for San Francisco Neighborhoods; Columnist, Westside Observer Read more »

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The High (?) Road to a True Smart Grid

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Tue, Dec 3 2013 - 12:00pm

This program has been rescheduled to January 28. For tickets, please click here. Read more »

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An Old Barbershop Becomes a Family Home

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Thu, Nov 21 2013 - 6:00pm

The Importance of Sustainability in Bay Area Towns and Neighborhoods Read more »

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Sustainability & the Living Roof at the Academy of Sciences

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Fri, Nov 15 2013 - 12:00pm

Frank Almeda, Ph.D., Senior Curator and McAllister Chair of Botany, California Academy of Sciences Read more »

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Last Stand: Ted Turner's Quest to Save a Troubled Planet

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Tue, Nov 12 2013 - 6:00pm

Todd Wilkinson, Author, Last Stand: Ted Turner’s Quest to Save a Troubled Planet Read more »

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Dangerous Changes to Wealth Distribution, the Economy & Environment

Fri, Nov 8 2013 - 12:00pm

21st Century: Dangerous Changes to Wealth Distribution, the Economy and the Environment Read more »

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The Golden Shore

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Wed, Oct 23 2013 - 6:00pm

David Helvarg, Founder, Blue Frontier; Author, The Golden Shore
Michael Sutton, President, California Fish and Game Commission; Executive Director, Audubon California - Moderator Read more »

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Living Technology Today/Artificial Life Tomorrow

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Tue, Oct 15 2013 - 6:00pm

Norman Packard, Ph.D., Founder and CEO, ProtoLife; Former CEO and Founder, The Prediction Company

ProtoLife CEO Packard will discuss the history and future of living technology, including the rise of wet artificial life. He will describe how new generations of artificial life will result from the current convergence of biotechnology and information technology. In studying these new forms of life, we may learn a thing or two about life itself. Read more »

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The Yosemite Rim Fire: How to Improve Fire Policy

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Tue, Oct 8 2013 - 6:00pm

Scott Stephens, Professor of Fire Science, UC Berkeley

The mixed conifer forests within the devastating recent r
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The Voyage of Volcanoes of the Deep Sea

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Fri, Oct 4 2013 - 12:00pm

Dr. Richard A. Lutz, Director, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University; Science Director, IMAX Films
Dr. Jaleh Daie, Managing Partner, Aurora Equity, LLC; Member, Board of The Commonwealth Club of California - Moderator

Come with us on a voyage to a place where the world began, on a journey miles beneath the sea close to the center of the Earth. Experience a fantastic new world barely glimpsed by human – a vast land where no life seems to survive, or so we thought. Read more »

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