Upcoming Event

Trumping the Climate: Coming in Hot

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Thu, Jun 1 2017 - 6:30pm Add to google calendar

Gil Duran, Former Spokesman for Governor Jerry Brown and U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein
Amy Myers Jaffe, Executive Director of Sustainability, UC Davis Graduate School of Management
Jim Sweeney, Director, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center at Stanford University
Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One

The Trump administration’s determination to revive coal mining and domestic oil drilling is causing concern that international efforts to combat climate change will crumble. But how far will the new Trump team be able to shrink rules created under President Obama and as far back as President Nixon? U.S. Senator John McCain recently cast a deciding vote against a Republican effort to roll back restrictions on methane, a powerful heat-trapping gas. California, long the vanguard of environmental protections, vows to keep forging ahead with its climate agenda.

What are the new politics of carbon? How much change will the Trump administration really bring to the climate change fight? What are energy investors and companies doing in the new political context? Join a conversation about energy, markets and the mainstream news media.

Location: 555 Post St., San Francisco
Time: 6 p.m. check-in, 6:30 p.m. program, 7:30 p.m. networking reception

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