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energy economy environment to understand any of them you’ll need to understand them all

“The simplest, easiest and most effective thing we can do right now is to put a price on carbon.”

- Dan Miller

The Roda Group

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“Educate yourself. ... Become an informed consumer. Become an international activist. These [environmental] issues are big and worldwide.”

- Ted Danson Oceana

“When you look at food waste, where it comes from, you think about the entire food chain.”

- Jonathan Bloom

American Wasteland

“We have tremendous inefficiencies on both sides — pre-harvest and post harvest — in our country.”

- A.G. Kawamura

California Department of Food and Agriculture

“Changing our consciousness about what is waste or what is not [is] the first step in changing, really combating this problem.”

- Michael Dimock Roots of Change | 4

“[The move to electric vehicles] is really going to be a customer-driven market transition.”

- Anthony Eggert

CA Energy Commission

“[Gasoline for] an average conventional vehicle to drive 100 miles costs about $6 in fuel; and if it was pure electric, it would be about $2. Most people don’t know that off the top of their heads. It’s an education challenge.”

- Diane Wittenberg

CA Plug-In EV Strategic Plan

“If we’re not careful in the US, we’re going to be buying our premium vehicles from Germany, our hybrids from Japan and our electric vehicles from China. That’s a possible future.”

- Diarmuid O’Connell Tesla Motors

“The demand for these vehicles is greater than the supply. ... The customer is ready. There are customers who are ready for electric and plug-in hybrids for many different reasons, but it’s really an issue of getting the cars to market.”

- Marc Geller Plug-In America

“[Utilities] are taking [customer service] from a fundamentally technologycentered standpoint, not a human-centered standpoint.”

- Ted Howes IDEO

“Electricity is going to get more expensive. Renewable energy costs more than fossil generation at this point in time.... However, projections show that we’re going to get a lot of renewable energy.”

- Mark Duvall

Electric Power Research Institute

“The reality is there are trillions of dollars being spent in [energy]. A lot of it is being spent on old, outdated technologies — very inefficient technologies — and somebody [is] going to figure out how to make this better.”

- Dian Grueneich

CA Public Utilities Commission

“We know for a fact that we have to reduce our dependence on imported oil.”

- Tony Knowles National Energy Policy Institute

“The image of an electric car can change, and I think we’re going to see this technology move and consumers responding in ways that really help us make significant progress.”

- T.J. Glauthier

Former Deputy Secretary U.S. Department of Energy

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“There’s significant opportunities for energy efficiency. People talk about those as a low hanging fruit. Unfortunately some of that low hanging fruit has been hanging for decades now and hasn’t been picked.”

- James Sweeney Stanford University

“Canada has proven itself to be a very good steward of the environment. We have excellent, transparent environmental rules for the development of our resources.”

- Alex Pourbaix (L) TransCanada

“If we stop the Keystone XL Pipeline, it will send America’s industries a message: Get serious about getting off oil.”

- Carl Pope (R) Sierra Club

“At some point, we need to make the choice that we’re not going to be making investments in... new infrastructure that locks us into business as usual.”

- Jason Mark (L) Earth Island Journal

“The economic benefits for both Canada and United States of the oil sands development can’t be underestimated. It is a major economic driver.”

- Cassie Doyle (R)

Natural Resources Canada

In the summer of 2011, Climate One host Greg Dalton led a Commonwealth Club group on a week-long trip to Alaska. Travelers had the opportunity to explore the Arctic landscape while having in-depth discussions with energy experts on today’s energy and environmental challenges. Right: Climate One travelers greet former Alaska governor Tony Knowles (fourth from left).

“[Oil companies] are the richest business enterprise in the history of humanity. It is not surprising that they have enormous political power. ... The only way that you overcome that kind of entrenched money power is through sustained and very determined people power.”

- Mark Hertsgaard Generation Hot

“Climate change is not about money, it’s not about power, it’s not about convenience or political agendas or anything. It’s about our survival and it’s about the survival of this and every generation to come.”

- Alec Loorz

Kids Vs. Global Warming

“If 10 million scouts teach their parents, like my son did me, to change to LED light bulbs and to change their behaviors in driving, that would make a huge difference.”

- Scott Harmon

Boy Scouts of America

“I’m not saying nuclear is the solution. But there is no solution without nuclear energy.”

- Jacques Besnainou AREVA

“When you look at lifetime costs, including waste disposal at the end, the levelized cost of nuclear with updated cost and fuel numbers is about ten cents per kilowatt compared to five cents for natural gas. That’s a big gap.”

- Lucas Davis UC Berkeley

“[W]e’re extending the license of every one of these existing plants well beyond their intended design life. These plants are 50-year-old designs. I wouldn’t get on a 50-year-old aircraft if you paid me.”

- Jeff Byron

California Energy Commission

“Our deadly addiction to carbon is the principal enemy to America’s prosperity, to our leadership, to our national security, to the values that makes us proud to be part of this country, and to the historic role that my family always believed in of America as an exemplary nation.”

- Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

Natural Resources Defense Council

“When you look at the President, the energy team and the programs that we have put forward, we are doing more than has been done in the time of history on fuel efficiency.�

- Ken Salazar

Department of the Interior

“We are stewards of creation and it’s our responsibility to cut our energy emissions.”

- Sally Bingham

Interfaith Power and Light

“These [smart grid] programs over the year show that people can readily shut their peak [power] down by about 20% without making major lifestyle changes. That would be [the equivalent of] 140 coal-fired power plants from the country.”

- Chris King eMeter

“We need to think about the things that motivate people to really get engaged and work on our [energy] problem.”

- Gregory Walton

Stanford University

“What a datacenter will be is very different than what a datacenter was, and the design principle should really radically alter the amount of energy required to do a transaction.”

- Rob Bernard Microsoft

“Most energy efficiency work, I would say, actually is a no-brainer, but people don’t seem to have brains.”

- William Weihl

Google | 16

“I want to assure you that there is a very, very high degree of environmental integrity in our food production system in California.”

“It is not enough [for farmers] to be environmentally sound. You have to have the economic viability as well as the social responsibility.”

- Cynthia Cory

- Jeanne Merrill

CA Farm Bureau Federation

CA Climate Action Network

“[Sustainability] involves ethical production, scientific and environmental responsibility, and it involves economic performance. ... Without any one of things, you are not going to be sustainable.”

- Paul Martin Western United Dairymen

“The World Bank estimates that over 44 million people have been pushed into poverty because of a rapidly rising food costs.”

- Karen Ross CA Department of Food and Agriculture

“If you’re serious about climate legislation, you have to be serious about nuclear because of the role it plays in providing zero greenhouse gases 24/7.”

- Jim Rogers Duke Energy

“This isn’t a chorus of ‘WalMart is fabulous.’ It’s a very specific change in the way they’ve decided to do business, which is to try and be more sustainable because it makes economic sense to do so.”

- Edward Humes

Force of Nature | 18

“There is a strong commitment both on the vehicle side and the consumer side to vehicle electrification. ... People really like the concept of an electric vehicle and electric motors. ... The challenge is to figure out how to provide a product that they really will buy.”

- Dan Sperling

CA Air Resources Board; UC Davis

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“Coda is a musical term that means the end of one movement and the beginning of the next. And for us, that means moving away from our dependence on fossil fuels and adopting an electrification model of transportation.”

- Forrest Beanum Coda Automotive

“The worst thing that can happen for any of us is to have the technology fail because it’s not right, or the customer doesn’t know how to use it.”

- Michael Robinson General Motors

“There’s almost no customer that buys the car for the average use. They buy it for their onetime use. ... We [need to] get society to understand that there’s a multiple-use, an average use model that’s actually the best way to go ... that’s what has to happen.”

- Bill Reinert

“When you start to have cars that require less energy to move, your power plant, your battery, everything becomes smaller.”

- Oliver Kuttner Edison2

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“We have this concept, I think it’s pretty American ... of what I call aspirational trips: you buy a car for what you think is going to be the farthest you’re ever going to drive it. I think we need to change that model.”

- Jay Friedland (L) Plug In America

“Electric vehicles have the promise of taking cars off oil, and electric vehicle batteries have the promise of making the grid more renewable. So as far as a clean tech solution that spans a lot of different sectors of the clean tech industry, EVs are really powerful.”

- Rob Bearman (R) Better Place

“Car companies have lost touch with their customers because they’re not the ones providing the fuel. [Today,] car companies see a golden opportunity to re-set that paradigm, and become more sustainably connected to their customers.”

- Mike DiNucci (L)

Coulomb Technologies “We’re always going to be competing between two minds: home charging and the price of gas. The consumer is always going to be making value judgments in between there. It’s our job as private-sector entrepreneurs to figure what is the tipping point.”

- Jonathan Read (R) ECOtality

“The development community has been responsible for putting a lot of infrastructure around the Bay Area and can be part of the solution.”

- Mike Ghielmetti (L)

Signature Development Group “Urbanism... It costs less money to build smart, walkable, transit-oriented communities than it does to build sprawl. It takes up less land, it uses less energy, it uses less infrastructure, less roads ... less of everything.”

- Peter Calthorpe (R) Calthorpe Associates

“We really need to create a vision for the future that people can believe in. ... If [infilll development] is done right, [it] can actually enhance our communities and not detract from them.”

- Stuart Cohen (L) TransForm

“We built the society that’s auto-dependent. So trying to tax mobility isn’t going to be a solution.”

- Ezra Rapport (R)

Association of Bay Area Governments

“Carbon is becoming the first new global currency since gold.”

- Michel Gelobter Hara

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“I think the sustainability leadership about five years ago was very complianceoriented; it was ecoefficiency-oriented. And sustainability leadership today is about competitive advantage; it’s about innovation.”

- Glen Low Blu Skye

“We know how to innovate around predictable constraints. What we don’t know how to do is invest when we have no idea how scarce, how cheap, or expensive it’s going to be.”

- Eric Olson

Business for Social Responsibility

“Dam removals are not an experiment in any way. We are doing it because it works biologically, and then more importantly, it works for people.”

- James Norton

Salmon: Running the Gauntlet

“We have fought since before World War II the question of whether the human use of water is always more important than anything else. At least in California, the answer is no, it’s not.”

- Phil Isenberg

Delta Vision Task Force

“Salmon are highly adaptable, incredibly creative species that have survived for millions of years.... The fact that we can’t maintain them in a system says that we’ve way, way overreached any semblance of balance between human use and what our ecosystem needs.”

- Jonathan Rosenfield The Bay Institute | 24

“What our children are learning is that every single thing that they engage in has an ecological footprint ... that affects some other human being, some other family, some other creature somewhere else on earth.”

- Jeremy Rifkin

Foundation on Economic Trends

“We are embracing going green and we have embraced innovation. Going green makes good business sense in both intangible and tangible ways.”

- Dan Hesse Sprint Nextel

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“I think that energy is the largest source of new jobs for this state. The estimate is that it can produce 100,000 additional jobs. And, whether it’s solar or wind or biofuels, a lot of experimentation is going on.”

- Dianne Feinstein United States Senate | 26

“We’ve lost track of the relationship that we have with nature and ecosystem services because we don’t think about our food coming from a forest or a farm; it comes from the supermarket. There’s a real disconnect now.”

- Peter Seligmann (L)

Conservation International

“The big companies in the world with visionary leaders are realizing that as they look out five, ten, fifteen, and twenty years and they see the rise of population growth, the continued economic activity in this current paradigm of doing things and the security of supply to serve their customers is at risk.”

- Jib Ellison (R) Blu Skye

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“There’s no such thing as inconsequential action. There’s only consequential inaction.”

- Paul Hawken (L) Blessed Unrest

“The places that are hit hardest [by climate change] are the places that have done the least to cause the damage. ... We don’t just have a practical onus on us to do something, we have a profound moral one too.”

- Bill McKibben (R) | 28

“[Electric vehicle development] is not just good for the atmosphere. This is good for creating jobs by moving the energy dollars here at home. And it’s good for our national security not to be dependent upon the Middle East.”

- Jeff Merkley

United States Senate

“[The Sierra Club has] come to the conclusion that supporting transit-oriented development is the right thing to do — development along transit corridors, encouraging people to get out of their cars and to use bicycles and walk. [It’s] been very successful for us in terms of infill development in San Mateo.”

- Jack Matthews San Mateo

“The state of California is trying to be at the forefront in planning for climate change, not just to try to mitigate the emission of greenhouse gases and sequester more, but in preparing communities to adapt. And one of the adaptations necessary is to adapt to sea level rise.”

- David Lewis Save the Bay

“It is hard to have a single rational energy policy because we’re a big country. Many different regions, different points of view, different interests, so one person’s rational energy policy may not be another person’s rational energy policy.”

- Daniel Yergin

IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates

“Part of why the atmosphere has never been considered a public trust resource is because we’ve never had to think about climate change or the atmosphere as being a renewable resource. ... Nonetheless, if you look at what the public trust doctrine actually says, the atmosphere is no different than other resources in terms of how fundamental it is to human life for present and future generations.”

- David Takacs UC Hastings

“Never trust the government to adhere to the doctrine of the public trust. You’ve got to force them. It’s going to be the courts that take the lead. And it’s going to be the young people that force politicians to act.”

- Pete McCloskey

Former Congressman

“Business as usual is no longer the way to treat our economy. ... It is not getting our human-made climate crisis solved.”

- Phil Gregory

Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy

“What we end up doing [under capand-trade offsets] is exporting the jobs that could be reducing the emissions in state.”

- Brent Newell

Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment

“One of the key points in the capand-trade program is that it provides an enforceable and declining cap on greenhouse gas emissions. ... We know we are going to get emission reductions.”

- Edie Chang

California Air Resources Board

“There is deeply entrenched environmental racism that we have to address as a society. ... We have a responsibility to do something about that.”

- Bill Gallegos

Communities for a Better Environment

“My contention is we cannot solve all of our [climate] problems with one act. We have to come out to this with a variety of tools and that is what AB 32 is doing — coming at it with 80% regulations.”

- Kristin Eberhard

Natural Resources Defense Council

“We’ve been borrowing from the past by way of fossil fuels.... We’re also borrowing from future generations by way of debt.”

- Richard Heinberg Post Carbon Institute

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“We all buy stuff we don’t need with money we haven’t got to impress people we don’t like.”

- Paul Gilding

Cambridge University

“Technology has evolved to the point where [solar is] by far the most reliable way to generate power.”

- Dan Shugar Solaria

“As we replace our aging fossil plants and nuclear plants over the coming ten, twenty, thirty years, solar and wind will be ideal replacements.”

- Tom Dinwoodie SunPower | 34

“The military has led the US in several technologies that have now become standards.... And so we’re investing, we’re purchasing, we’re exploring, we’re researching.”

- Jackalyne Pfannenstiel United States Navy

“Anything that saves energy but does so in a way that enhances the core mission — keeps a ship from re-fueling, allows patrols to go out further because they’re not as dependent on an energy supply line.... That stuff is going to be safe in any budgetary environment.”

- Jeremy Carl

Stanford University

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“We can’t wait until the time that the [renewable energy] industry can compete on pure economics with fossil fuel.”

- Bob Graham

National Oil Spill Commission

“[W]e cannot count on oil running out and its price going up to make renewables attractive, to make them competitive. We’ve got to take policy action to make them competitive. We need, nationally, a renewable portfolio standard.”

- Bill Reilly

National Oil Spill Commission | 36

“The [trucking] industry’s focus was on cleaning up the emissions of the big trucks and now it really needs to move on fuel economy.”

- David Mazaika

Quantum Technologies

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“This [low carbon fuel standard] is the very first step of fuel economy standards for heavy trucks and I don’t think it ends here.”

“[The best public policy] doesn’t pick the technology winners but it says, ‘This is where we want to go. Market the industry, you guys figure it out.’”

- Mike Tunnell

- John Boesel

American Trucking Associations


“My view and [Greenpeace’s] view are the same. It was that we did not support the [WaxmanMarkey] bill because it didn’t follow the science.”

- Karen Topakian Greenpeace USA

“The best things to do for the next three to five years is to get real and get local.”

- Michael Brune Sierra Club

“We’re trying to create a future in which we have clean energy, clean communities, [and] clean food.”

- Felicia Marcus National Resources Defense Council | 38

“We kind of screwed up the world... and I think this next generation is going to be the one that’s going to save us.”

- William C. Ford, Jr. Ford Motor Company

“Efficiency opportunity is out there in a very significant way in residential, commercial and industrial settings. It’s there for the taking.”

“We need to come up with technologies that the developing world will accept. ... They are going to have to be ones that are cost effective.”

- Dan Reicher

- Severin Borenstein

Stanford University

UC Berkeley

“We can’t afford to wait for the first [innovation] wave to break before starting work on the second and third waves. We need to be pursuing all three waves of innovation simultaneously and accelerating all of them, today.”

- Richard Lester

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

“[China is] getting better educated about environmental issues and they realize that this is having impacts on their health [and] on their children’s health.”

- Alex Wang UC Berkeley School of Law

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“[The Chinese] have a genuine commitment to the environment, but on their terms.”

- Peter Greenwood

China Light and Power Group

“Years ago, we were saying that China was not doing nearly enough in clean energy, and now they’re doing so much more and we still give them flack.”

- Julian Wong

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

“By putting a price on carbon... we will create an industry.”

- Alan Shaw


“So it’s food and fuel, not food versus fuel, which is the way a lot of people like to think about this discussion [on biofuels].”

- Jonathan Wolfson


“In an area like fuels, there’s a role for the government to encourage research.... You just have to compete with traditional means by virtue of new technology.”

- Ed Dineen

LS9 | 42

“I believe firmly, deeply, that if we get the right information to people and show them the whole picture, that they will eventually make wise decisions. ... Dealing with [climate change] makes us better off than pretending it doesn’t exist.”

- Richard Alley

Pennsylvania State University

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“One of the things we have high confidence in is that the sea level has already risen about seven inches over the last century, and the rise is continuing and we know why.”

- Michael Oppenheimer

Princeton University

“As these extreme weather events impact global supply chains, it’s going to start to hit you either in the supermarket or in your stock portfolio or in some other way.”

- Dave Friedberg The Climate Corporation

“It’s important to recognize that there’s not one solution to climate change. ... It has to happen at all levels. Each of us has a circle of influence... we are agents of change,... we can create an alternative future.”

“There’s a lot we can do [to prevent extreme weather events]. There are smart things that don’t necessarily cost a lot that can be protective of assets and protective of lives.”

- Karen O’Brien

- Chris Field

University of Oslo

Stanford University

Pictures from Climate One’s Alaska 2011 trip. Clockwise from far left: a native totem pole; the group boards a boat to see Alaska’s icy landscape; a segment of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System; devices called “pigs” help monitor pipeline conditions; a sled dog training for Iditarod.

Various images of Alaskan wildlife.

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Index of Speakers and Programs 01.13.11 | EVs + Smart Grids: Pedal Power | p. 5 Anthony Eggert, Former Commissioner, California Energy Commission, Transportation Lead Marc Geller, Co-Founder, Plug-In America Diarmuid O’Connell, Vice President of Business Development, Tesla Motors Diane Wittenberg, Executive Director, California Plug-In Electric Vehicle Strategic Plan 01.13.11 | EVs + Smart Grids: People Power | p. 6 Mark Duvall, Director of Electric Transportation and Energy Storage, Electric Power Research Institute Dian Grueneich, Former Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission Ted Howes, Former Energy Lead, IDEO 03.07.11 | American Wasteland | p. 4 Jonathan Bloom, Author, American Wasteland Michael Dimock, President, Roots of Change A.G. Kawamura, Former Secretary, California Department of Food and Agriculture

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03.09.11 | Generation Hot | p. 11 Scott Harmon, Sustainability Advisor, Boy Scouts of America Mark Hertsgaard, Author, Hot: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth Alec Loorz, Founder, 03.11.11 | Cloud Power: Google + Microsoft | p. 16 Rob Bernard, Chief Environmental Strategist, Microsoft William Weihl, Green Energy Czar, Google 03.22.11 | Ted Danson: Our Endangered Oceans | p. 3 Ted Danson, Actor, Board Member 04.05.11 | Duke of Energy | p. 18 Jim Rogers, Chairman and CEO, Duke Energy 04.05.11 | Energy Policy: What’s Next? p. 7 T.J. Glauthier, Former Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy Tony Knowles, Chair, National Energy Policy Institute; Former Governor, Alaska Jim Sweeney, Director, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, Stanford University

04.08.11 | Nuclear Power: More, Less, or Status Quo? | p. 12 Jacques Besnainou, CEO, AREVA Inc. Jeff Byron, Former Commissioner, California Energy Commission Lucas Davis, Professor, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley 04.15.11 | Cell Power: Sprint CEO Dan Hesse | p. 25 Dan Hesse, CEO, Sprint Nextel 04.15.11 | Measure What? | p. 23 Michel Gelobter, Chief Green Officer, Hara Glen Low, Principal, Blu Skye Eric Olson, Senior Vice President, Advisory Services, Business for Social Responsibility 04.27.11 | Senator Dianne Feinstein | p. 26 Dianne Feinstein, Member, United States Senate (D-CA) 05.12.11 | Pole Position | p. 19-20 Forrest Beanum, Vice President of Government Relations, Coda Automotive Oliver Kuttner, CEO, Edison2 Bill Reinert, National Manager, Toyota Michael Robinson, VP for Environment, Energy and Safety Policy, General Motors Dan Sperling, Member, California Air Resources Board; Professor, UC Davis

05.12.11 | Charge It? | p. 21 Rob Bearman, Director, Global Alliances, Utilities and Energy, Better Place Mike DiNucci, VP of Strategic Accounts, Coulomb Technologies Jay Friedland, Legislative Director, Plug In America Jonathan Read, CEO, ECOtality 05.16.11 | Wal-Mart: Force of Nature or Greenwashing? | p. 18 Edward Humes, Author, Force of Nature 05.25.11 | Sustainable Urbanism I | p. 22 Peter Calthorpe, Founder, Calthorpe Associates; Author, Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change 05.25.11 | Sustainable Urbanism II | p. 22 Stuart Cohen, Executive Director, TransForm Mike Ghielmetti, President, Signature Development Group Ezra Rapport, Executive Director, Association of Bay Area Governments 06.03.11 | Salmon Odyssey | p. 24 Phil Isenberg, Chair, Delta Vision Task Force James Norton, Filmmaker, Salmon: Running the Gauntlet Jonathan Rosenfield, Conservation Biologist, The Bay Institute | 54

06.16.11 | Robert F. Kennedy Jr. | p. 13 Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Senior Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council 06.14.11 | Crops, Cattle & Carbon | p. 17 Cynthia Cory, Director of Environmental Affairs, California Farm Bureau Federation Paul Martin, Director of Environmental Services, Western United Dairymen Jeanne Merrill, Policy Director, California Climate Action Network Karen Ross, Secretary, California Department of Food and Agriculture 07.22.11 | Power Down | p. 15 Sally G. Bingham, President & Founder, California Interfaith Power & Light Chris King, Chief Regulatory Officer, eMeter Gregory Walton, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Stanford University 08.30.11 | Canada’s Tar Sands: Energy Security or Energy Disaster | p. 8 Cassie Doyle, Consul General, Canada; Former Canadian Deputy Minister of Natural Resources Jason Mark, Editor, Earth Island Journal Carl Pope, Chairman, The Sierra Club Alex Pourbaix, President of Energy and Oil Pipelines, TransCanada 09.09.11 | Blessed 350 | p. 28 Paul Hawken, Author, Blessed Unrest Bill McKibben, Founder,

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09.12.11 | Ecosystem Services | p. 27 Jib Ellison, CEO, Blu Skye Peter Seligmann, Co-founder and CEO, Conservation International 09.14.11 | Carbon & Courts I: Atmospheric Trust | p. 31 Phil Gregory, Principal Lawyer, Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy Pete McCloskey, Former Congressman David Takacs, Associate Professor, UC Hastings College of the Law 09.14.11 | Carbon & Courts II: Cap and Trade: Fixable or Fatally Flawed? | p. 32 Edie Chang, Office of Climate Change, California Air Resources Board Kristin Eberhard, Legal Director, Western Energy and Climate Projects, Natural Resources Defense Council Bill Gallegos, Executive Director, Communities for a Better Environment Brent Newell, General Counsel, Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment 09.19.11 | Ken Salazar: Secretary of the Interior | p. 14 Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior 09.28.11 | Big Green | p. 38 Michael Brune, Executive Director, Sierra Club Felicia Marcus, Western Director, Natural Resources Defense Council Karen Topakian, Board Chair, Greenpeace USA

10.03.11 | Jeremy Rifkin | p. 25 Jeremy Rifkin, President, Foundation on Economic Trends 10.05.11 | Truckin’ | p. 37 John Boesel, CEO, CALSTART David Mazaika, CEO, Quantum Technologies Mike Tunnell, Director, Environmental Affairs, American Trucking Associations 10.06.11 | Drop In, Scale Up? | p. 42 Ed Dineen, CEO, LS9 Alan Shaw, CEO, Codexis Jonathan Wolfson, CEO, Solazyme 10.12.11 | Red Alert: China Time, China Scale | p. 41 Peter Greenwood, Executive Director of Strategy, China Light and Power Group Stephen Leeb, Co-author, Red Alert Alex Wang, Visiting Professor, UC Berkeley School of Law Julian Wong, Attorney, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Former Advisor, US Department of Energy

10.18.11 | Saltworks & Beyond | p. 30 Peter Calthorpe, Principal Architect, Peter Calthorpe Associates David Lewis, Executive Director, Save the Bay Jack Matthews, Mayor, San Mateo 10.21.11 | Beyond Petroleum I: Lessons from the Gulf of Mexico | p. 36 Bob Graham, Co-Chair, National Oil Spill Commission Bill Reilly, Co-Chair, National Oil Spill Commission 10.21.11 | Beyond Petroleum II: Navy Seals Leading the Charge | p. 35 Jeremy Carl, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University Jackalyne Pfannenstiel, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Energy & Installations 10.26.11 | US Senator Jeff Merkley | p. 29 Jeff Merkley, US Senate (D-OR) 10.27.11 | William C. Ford Jr. | p. 39 William Clay Ford, Jr., Executive Chairman, Ford Motor Company

10.13.11 | Daniel Yergin | p. 30 Daniel Yergin, Executive Vice President and Chairman, IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates | 56

11.03.11 | Energy Innovation | p. 40 Severin Borenstein, Co-director, Energy Institute, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley Richard Lester, Director, MIT Industrial Performance Center Dan Reicher, Executive Director, SteyerTaylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance, Stanford University 11.07.11 | The Great Disruption | p. 33 Paul Gilding, Professor, Cambridge University Program for Sustainability Leadership Richard Heinberg, Senior Fellow, Post Carbon Institute 11.17.11 | Sun Up | p. 34 Tom Dinwoodie, CTO, SunPower Dan Shugar, CEO, Solaria 11.18.11 | Boom or Bust? | p. 3 Dan Miller, Managing Director, The Roda Group 12.06.11 | The Stephen Schneider Award for Climate Communication | p. 43 Richard Alley, Professor of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University

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12.13.11 | Wild Weather | p. 44 Chris Field, Director, Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution for Science Dave Friedberg, Founder & CEO, The Climate Corporation Karen O’Brien, Professor of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo Michael Oppenheimer, Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs, Princeton University

Climate One 2011  

A look at Climate One's speakers from 2011.

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