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Is California's Climate Progress Going Up in Smoke?
Date Thursday January 23
Time 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorClimate One
Location Details
The Commonwealth Club, 110 The Embarcadero, Taube Family Auditorium, San Francisco 94105
FORUM: Is California's Climate Progress Going Up in Smoke?

--Kate Gordon, Director, California Governor's Office of Planning and Research

--Noel Perry, Founder, Next 10

--Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One

Date and Time: Thursday, January 23, 2020 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
6 p.m. check-in, 6:30 p.m. program, 7:30 p.m. networking reception

Location: The Commonwealth Club, 110 The Embarcadero, Taube Family Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 94105


California has been at the forefront of America’s climate fight since Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the country’s first major climate law in 2006. The state’s suite of policies for decarbonizing the economy survived industry-funded attacks in court and at the ballot box, and remained largely consistent under Democratic and Republican governors.

But the state may not really be the climate leader it is perceived to be. Savage wildfires are releasing massive amounts of carbon stored in forests and erasing much of the state’s gains.
A recent report by Next 10, an independent think tank, indicates the state will meet its 2030 goals 30 years late. That dents one of the country’s most positive and enduring carbon narratives.

Is California really the climate leader it’s purported to be? Join us for a conversation with
Kate Gordon, climate advisor to Governor Newsom, and F. Noel Perry, founder of Next 10,
on how California can reach its carbon goals as the federal government doubles down on fossil fuels.


Climate One at The Commonwealth Club is a thriving leadership dialogue on energy, the economy and the environment. We bring together top thinkers and doers from business, government, academia and advocacy groups to advance the discussion about a clean energy future.

Added to the calendar on Saturday Jan 4th, 2020 10:12 AM

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