The Pentagon is the largest single energy consumer in the world and spends as much as $19 billion a year on fuel. Moving fuel also costs lives thousands of U.S. soldiers or contractors have been killed in fuel supply convoys in Iraq and Afghanistan, and Americans are continuing to be killed in the name of oil. These costs and instability in oil exporting regions are driving the military to seek alternatives to petroleum. Read more »
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Ryan Coonerty, Co-founder, NextSpace; Author, The Rise of the Naked Economy Richard Bolles, Author, What Color Is Your Parachute? Anna Binder, Advisor, Readyforce; Board Chair, Emerge Marty Nemko, Career Coach; Radio Host, "Work with Marty Nemko" – Moderator
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This program is postponed to September 9. You may register here.
Join fellow Club members with similar interests to brainstorm upcoming Science & Technology programs. All Commonwealth Club members are welcome. We explore visions for the future through science and technology. Discuss current issues and share your insights with fellow Club members to shape and plan programs for the months ahead. Read more »
Trade in Your Rights: Russia’s Circuitous March to Democracy
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Pavel Khodorkovsky, President, Institute of Modern Russia
Khodorkovsky asserts that supporting civil society is critical in Russia’s current human rights and political environment. The son of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, well-known political prisoner, businessman and author, Pavel can’t return to Russia for fear of endangering his father. Read more »