Environment

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Piotr D. Moncarz, Ph.D.: A New Energy Paradigm for the European Union and East-Central Europe?

Wed, Sep 14 2011 - 6:00pm

A New Energy Paradigm for the European Union and East-Central Europe?

Piotr D. Moncarz, Ph.D., Consulting Professor, Stanford University; Principal Engineer and Corporate Vice President, Exponent; Chairman, U.S.-Polish Trade Council

Moncarz presents a global economic perspective on the European Union’s dream of clean, efficient and renewable energy: Where is it within the climate challenge of coal, politicized natural gas supply and nuclear power? Will the huge amount of shale gas being developed by U.S. firms in Poland tilt the scale? Read more »

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Carbon & Courts

Wed, Sep 14 2011 - 10:00am

Carbon & Courts I: Atmospheric Trust

Phil Gregory, Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy
Pete McCloskey, Former Congressman
David Takacs, Associate Professor, UC Hastings College of the Law

Backed by high-powered plaintiff’s attorneys, a group of youths is suing the federal government, claiming it has failed to protect the Earth’s atmosphere as a public trust to be preserved for future generations. 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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Veena Srinivasan: Pipe Dreams - Water for Thirsty Cities in India

Thu, Aug 18 2011 - 6:00pm

Veena Srinivasan: Pipe Dreams – Water for Thirsty Cities in India

Ph.D., Research Associate, Pacific Institute Read more »

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Jai Ranganathan: An incredible success story from the farmlands of India

Tue, Aug 9 2011 - 6:00pm

Jai Ranganathan: An Incredible Success Story from the Farmlands of India

This program is postponed. Keep checking back for a new date.

Ph.D, Center Associate, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, UC, Santa Barbara; Producer, "Curiouser & Curiouser Science"  Podcast, Miller-McCune Magazine

Can environmental conservation and economic development go hand in hand? What will it take to improve the economic condition of the world’s poor? 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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Crops, Cattle & Carbon

Tue, Jun 14 2011 - 12:00pm

Crops, Cattle and Carbon

Cynthia Cory, Director of Environmental Affairs, California Farm Bureau Federation
Paul Martin, Director of Environmental Services, Western United Dairymen
Jeanne Merrill, California Climate Action Network
Karen Ross, Secretary, California Department of Food and Agriculture 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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Environment and Natural Resources Planning Meeting

Thu, May 19 2011 - 6:00pm

Environment & Natural Resources Planning Meeting

Are you passionate about environmental issues? Would you like to help educate the public about those issues? If so, please join us for our quarterly planning meeting. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

MLF: Environment & Natural Resources
Location:
SF Club Office
Time: 6 p.m. program
Cost: FREE
Program Organizer:
Marcia Sitcoske

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