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Past · December 3, 2013

Climate Change and California’s Future

Sutton Family Speaker Series

December 3, 2013 · 12:00 am

Bechtel Conference Center at PPIC
500 Washington Street, ground floor
San Francisco, CA  94111

About the Program

With the strong support of state residents, California remains a leader in addressing climate change and encouraging renewable energy development. Former Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, current California Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols, and former Secretary of State George Shultz will discuss the impact of these policies and what more can be done to build a brighter future for the Golden State.


Lunch will be provided and there is no charge to attend. Space is limited.


11:45 a.m. Registration

12:00 p.m. Lunch

12:30 p.m. Welcome
Mark Baldassare, president and CEO, PPIC

12:35 p.m. Presentation
Sonja Petek, research associate, PPIC

12:40 p.m. Panel Discussion
Moderator: Michael Krasny, host of Forum, KQED Radio

Steven Chu, former secretary of energy, U.S. Department of Energy

Mary Nichols, chair, California Air Resources Board

George Shultz, former secretary of state, U.S. Department of State

1:40 p.m. Audience Q&A

2:00 p.m. Adjourn