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December 2nd, 2013
It’s been a busy year for power in California.   Following a leak in a steam tube that led to safety concerns, the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant in Southern...
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November 19th, 2013
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman spoke about all aspects of farming and commerce in America and around the world.   ...
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California State Senator (R-Bakersfield)

Senator Jean Fuller recognizes that sound, scientific arguments for sustainability are the most persuasive to a frugal public. As the representative for the 32nd Assembly...
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January 10th, 2014
It was a sunny, dry day in the middle of winter when two state senators and a newspaper reporter debated the future of water in California.   Following 2013, the state’s...
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Managing Director for Plastics Markets, American Chemistry Council

Keith Christman believes that success lies in a variety of solutions including reducing, reusing, recycling, composting, and energy recovery. Christman is the Managing...
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President, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute 

Bridgett Luther urges consumers to consider a product past its immediate use and all the way to its eventual waste. As President of Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation...
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CEO, Mango Materials

Molly Morse is excited about the future of compostables. As CEO and Co-founder of Mango Materials, Morse is working to produce biodegradable plastics made from waste biogas...
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January 30th, 2014
Who should take responsibility for reducing the amount of plastic debris that litters our cities, waterways and oceans? While many consumers have given up their plastic...
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February 7th, 2014
What are the issues that link the Latino community to the environmental movement? For many, it comes down to la familia. Latinos, who make up nearly 40 percent of California’...
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President, California Cattlemen’s Association 

Tim Koopmann agrees that consumers want a natural product without hormones or antibiotics. Koopmann currently runs the same ranch that has been in his family since 1918. The...
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Former Mayor, Redwood City; Member, Metropolitan Transportation Commission

Alicia Aguirre sees protecting her city from sea level rise as a critical quality of life issue. As a member of the City Council of Redwood City, Aguirre has been involved in...
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Executive Director, Bay Conservation and Development Commission

As Executive Director of the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), Larry Goldzband leads planning and policy development efforts, and guides...
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Chief of Staff, San Francisco International Airport

E. Julian Potter is passionate about transportation as an environmental and social issue. As Chief Administration and Policy Officer at San Francisco International Airport (...
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Sustainable Development Policy Director, SPUR

Laura Tam envisions a Bay Area that is prepared for the rising sea level. As the Sustainable Development Policy Director at Spur, Tam works to improve climate resilience and...
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February 11th, 2014
Swelling sea levels used to be a concern associated with future generations and faraway lands. Then Superstorm Sandy poured the Atlantic Ocean into the New York subway. Here...
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March 6th, 2014
In a perfect world, prizes wouldn’t be given for environmental activism. So says the President of the Goldman Environmental Prize himself, John Goldman. And he seems...
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February 25th, 2014
“Cabbages and Condoms” – is it a successful restaurant in Thailand, or a family planning slogan? If you ask Malcolm Potts, it’s both. Potts, a professor of family planning...
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CEO, mOasis 

Steve Hartmeier predicts that the price of water will simply rise as time goes on. As CEO of mOasis, Hartmeier manages the overall growth and operations of the company....
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CEO, Banyan Water and Chairman, Imagine H2O

Tamin Pechet understands that the cheapest source of a new water supply is efficiency. With a background in the finance industry and an interest in water conservation, Pechet...
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CEO, WaterSmart

Peter Yolles sees that California doesn’t have enough water to maintain our current way of life. Yolles has decades of experience in water conservation and efficiency, from...

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