Commonwealth Club: Fighting climate change

November 27, 2007 12:00:00 AM PST
SPEAKERS: Google.org Executive Director Larry Brilliant, CH2M Hill Sustainable Solutions Manager Andrea Gardner, Associate Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme Undersecretary of the United Nations Ad Melkert, and JPMorgan Managing Director Nancy Pfund.

VIDEO: Watch this Commonwealth Club event in its entirety in the media player above.

Sinking carbon and raising living standards
While many Californians consider buying hybrid cars and unplugging their computer, most of the world's 6 billion people covet having any kind of car and can only dream of having a laptop one day. Yet fighting global climate change will require lifestyle changes by everyone. How can that happen without slamming the world's poor, who are most vulnerable to the health and weather effects of global warming? How can California's innovation in climate policy and technologies help by decoupling carbon emissions from GDP growth?

This program was recorded live on November 27, 2007


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