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Spotlight on Climate Solutions

September 11 | 7:30 am - September 12 | 1:00 pm

On the eve of the Global Climate Action Summit, The COAL + ICE Project is organizing two full days of events focused on climate solutions. Join us inside the exhibition for this special series featuring an inspiring group of speakers and dialogues including:

• An fireside chat with former Vice President Al Gore and Dr. Laura Tyson on climate change and investing, followed by a panel on innovative climate solutions from policy and investment experts.

• Presentations of green technology innovation focusing on energy and transportation, presented by investors and entrepreneurs.

• An evening discussion on climate refugees featuring The New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and others. Hosted by the World Affairs Council.

• Two climate solutions “pitch fest” lightning rounds hosted by Gary Hirshberg, with frank and honest feedback from a panel of distinguished judges.

Organizers of this two-day series include:

David Hochschild, Commissioner, California Energy Commission
Danny Kennedy, Managing Director, California Clean Energy Fund
Laura Tyson, Faculty Director, Institute for Business & Social Impact, Haas School of Business
Gary Hirshberg, Chairman, Stonyfield Organic
Orville Schell, Arthur Ross Director, Center on U.S.-China Relations, Asia Society

Check back on August 13 for full schedule and registration.


September 11 | 7:30 am
September 12 | 1:00 pm


Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture
San Francisco, CA United States
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