Environment

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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

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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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Watershed: Exploring a New Water Ethic for the New West

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Tue, Oct 1 2013 - 6:00pm

James Redford, Board Member, Redford Center; Producer, Watershed
Jill Tidman, Executive Director, Redford Center; Producer, Watershed
Barry Nelson, Senior Policy Analyst, National Resources Defense Council
Maria Baier, Chief Executive Officer, Sonoran Institute - Moderator Read more »

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Does The Environment Matter?

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Mon, Sep 16 2013 - 6:00pm

Mark Dowie, Host/Executive Producer, Talking Points Radio; Former Publisher and Editor, Mother Jones Read more »

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Backyards, Beaches, Birds and Bees: Citizen Science

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Mon, Aug 26 2013 - 6:00pm

Gretchen LeBuhn, Ph.D, Professor, Department of Biology, SFSU

Heidi Ballard, Ph.D, Associate Professor, School of Education, UC Davis Read more »

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Greening the World Through Sports

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Wed, May 22 2013 - 6:00pm

Justin Zeulner, Senior Director of Sustainability and Public Affairs, Portland Trail Blazers
Darby Hoover, Senior Resource Specialist, Natural Resources Defense Council
Robin Raj, Founder/Executive Creative Director, Citizen Group
Allen Hershkowitz, Director, Sports Greening Project, Natural Resources Defense Council – Moderator Read more »

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The Exploratorium: A Learning Laboratory for the 21st Century

Fri, May 10 2013 - 12:00pm

Marc L’Italien, Design Principal, EHDD
Shawn Lani, Senior Artist, the Exploratorium
Sydnie Kohara, Emmy Award-Winning Broadcast Journalist – Moderator Read more »

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What We Need to Build a Better Future, Orion Magazine and Thirty Writers

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Fri, Apr 26 2013 - 12:00pm

#4f4f4f;" style="font-size: small; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; color: #4f4f4f;">Rubén Martínez, Author, Desert America; Professor of Literature and Writing, Loyola Marymount University
Riane Eisler, Author, The Chalice, The Blade and The Real Worth of Nations; President, Center for Partnership Studies
Craig Childs, Author, Apocalyptic Planet
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