Past Event

Stewart Brand - President of the Long Now Foundation

Thu, Oct 15 2009 - 7:00pm

Stewart Brand

Co-founder/President, Long Now Foundation; Author, Whole Earth Discipline

Mike Mielke, Senior Director of Environmental Programs and Policy, Silicon Valley Leadership Group - Moderator

Brand believes it’s time to look beyond the surface and reframe the environmental and global warming debates to provide insight into innovative design-based solutions for our planet. Along with natural-system restoration, Brand will discuss how urbanization, nuclear power, biotechnology and geo-engineering could be key Earth-saving tools. Brand argues that a fundamental shift in thinking is needed to save our planet.

Location: Cubberley Theatre, 4000 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto
Time: 6:30 p.m. check-in, 7 p.m. program, 8 p.m. book signing
Cost: $12 members, $18 non-members
Also know: In association with Silicon Valley Leadership Group

Stewart Brand

Co-founder/President, Long Now Foundation; Author, Whole Earth Discipline

Mike Mielke, Senior Director of Environmental Programs and Policy, Silicon Valley Leadership Group - Moderator

Brand believes it’s time to look beyond the surface and reframe the environmental and global warming debates to provide insight into innovative design-based solutions for our planet. Along with natural-system restoration, Brand will discuss how urbanization, nuclear power, biotechnology and geo-engineering could be key Earth-saving tools. Brand argues that a fundamental shift in thinking is needed to save our planet.