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Founder and Executive Director, Center for Food Safety

Andrew Kimbrell firmly believes that mandatory labeling is the only responsible way to bring GMOs to the market. As Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Food...
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Seed Nursery Manager, Lundberg Family Farms 

Jessica Lundberg comes from a long line of sustainable farmers. As Chair of the Board of Directors of Lundberg Family Farms, she oversees the quality, safety and...
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June 11th, 2014
Technology is everywhere – in our phones, in our cars and now, in our corn flakes. Biotechnology promises weed-resistant crops, bigger yields, more food for a growing...
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Director, Energy Security and Climate Change Program, Council on Foreign Relations

A leading expert on global energy policy, geopolitical risk, energy and sustainability, Amy Myers Jaffe is the David M. Rubenstein senior fellow for energy and the...
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June 9th, 2014
Today’s two billion middle class consumers will more than double globally over the next two decades. Cities in China, India and other developing countries will be teeming...
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Senior Vice President, Verisk Climate

Stephen Bennett serves as a conduit between the scientific community and the insurance industry. As Senior Vice President at Verisk Climate, Bennett drives Verisk Climate’s...
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Kara J. Foundation Professor and Kimmelman Family Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University

Noah Diffenbaugh knows that there's a lot of vulnerability in the current climate. As Professor and Senior Fellow at Stanford's Woods Institute for the Environment, he served...
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Associate Vice President and Lead Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund

Rebecca Shaw sees a global attitude shift towards adaptating to climate change. As Associate Vice President and Senior Lead Scientist of the Environmental Defense Fund, Shaw...
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Senior Portfolio Manager, Morgan Stanley

As President of Global Key Advisors, Josh Schein has put considerable thought into climate and energy as aspects of socially responsible investing and see possibilities for...
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June 3rd, 2014
  Scientists around the world, most notably the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), have issued major reports this year with one core message:  Climate...
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U.S. Secretary of Energy; former Governor of Texas

Rick Perry has faith that free-market capitalism will spur the innovation needed in order to tackle our energy demand in the U.S. Under the governor's guidance, Texas has...
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Founder and Host

Greg Dalton founded Climate One at The Commonwealth Club in 2007 after traveling to the Russian Arctic on a global warming symposium with climate scientists and journalists....
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June 11th, 2014
Some might see a room full of San Francisco activists as enemy territory for a Texas conservative. But at a recent Commonwealth Club event, Texas Governor Rick Perry...
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PhD., Author, The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change

Yoram Bauman is educating audiences through laughter. As the world's first (and only) stand-up economist, he'll typically spend 45 minutes making people laugh and 10 minutes...
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CEO, Free Range 

Jonah Sachs recognizes that true impact can be made by changing our consumer identities rather than just our shopping habits. As CEO and cofounder of Free Range, he is an...
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July 8th, 2014
A climate scientist, an economist and a politician walk into a bar, and…well, if you follow the news about climate change, you know it’s no laughing matter. But there were...
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Community & Rural Affairs Advisor, Office of Planning and Research, State of California

Debbie Davis sees every drop of California's water as one system, no matter whether it's groundwater or surface water. Davis serves as the Community and Rural Affairs Advisor...
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Robert E. Paradise Professor of Natural Resources Law, Stanford University

Barton Thompson sees that California is running a groundwater deficit as the state uses more water than can be replenished. Lured away from his partnership at a law firm in...
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August 13th, 2014
When host Greg Dalton asked Felicia Marcus of the State Water Resources Control Board to put California’s current drought in context, she didn’t mince words.  “It is really...
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Professor of Psychology, UC Berkeley

Dacher Keltner argues that, when it comes to climate activism, narratives are far more effective than data sets. As a Professor of Psychology at University of California,...

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