Join Rick Evans for his new walking tour exploring the historic sites of the waterfront neighborhood that surrounds the location of the future Commonwealth Club headquarters. Hear the dynamic stories of the entrepreneurs, controversial artists and labor organizers who created this recently revitalized neighborhood. This two-hour tour will give you a lively overview of the historic significance of this neighborhood and a close look at the ongoing development.
Scott Wiener, San Francisco Supervisor; Proponent of Proposition E Starchild, Outreach Director, Libertarian Party of San Francisco; Opponent of Proposition E Robert Lustig, M.D., Pediatric Endocriniologist; Board President, Institute For Responsible Nutrition Lisa Aliferis, Health Editor, KQED - Moderator Additional Panelists TBARead more »
Eric Metaxas, Lecturer, King’s College; Author, Bonhoeffer and Miracles: What They Are, Why They Happen, and How They Can Change Your Life
What are miracles and why do we believe in them? Is it for comfort, to explain the inexplicable, or do we simply long for a connection with something larger than ourselves? And why do some people dismiss them out of hand, as if they can never happen?Read more »
Brian Richter, Chief Water Scientist, The Nature Conservancy; Author, Chasing Water: A Guide for Moving from Scarcity to Sustainability Peter Gleick, President, Co-Founder, The Pacific Institute; Author, Bottled and Sold
Call it water whiplash. Climate change has contributed to droughts in Iraq and Syria, while at the same time caused flooding in countries like England, India and Australia. In the U.S., carbon pollution has amplified flooding in the Midwest and Atlantic coast, and exacerbated the drought here. Read more »