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Wednesday, 11/08/17
  • Responding to Challenges in the Anthropocene: How Regulating Protons and Protected Areas Matters for Preserving Endangered Giant ClamsSpeaker: Eric Armstrong, SFSU and U.C. Berkeley
    Where:  Tiburon Cost:  Free
  • The Potential of Soil Carbon Sequestration to Help Mitigate Climate Change: From Garbage to Gold?
    The fields of ecology and biogeochemistry hold tremendous potential to contribute to our understanding of climate change. The majority of research to date has focused on describing the problem - estimating rates of carbon losses and greenhouse gas emissions from natural and managed ecosystems. More research is needed to explore ...
    Where:  Berkeley Cost:  Free
  • Climate Game Changer: How San Francisco's Compost Could Heal the PlanetIn 2000, San Francisco became the first major city in the United States to offer curbside collection of food scraps and yard trimmings. Today, the city collects nearly 700 tons of compostable material daily, giving these materials a second life as high-value, commercial-grade compost. Compost is sold to vineyards, farms ...
    Where:  San Francisco Cost:  $20 General, $8 Members, $7 Students
    A decade after An Inconvenient Truth (2006) brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution.Former Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight, traveling around the world to train an army of activists and influence international climate policy. ...
    Where:  San Francisco Cost:  Free
  • The Water Will Come From melting glaciers to alternating droughts and floods, water is the most visible and tangible impact of climate disruption. From Hurricane Harvey to sunny day flooding in Florida, thousands of Americans are dealing with too much storm water and rising seawater. Protecting people and property from all that water will ...
    Where:  San Francisco Cost:  $20 General, $15 Members, $7 Students
  • A Planet for Goldilocks: Searching for Earth 2.0 Among the Stars
    "Not too hot, not too cold" begins the prescription for a world that's just right for life as we know it.  Finding evidence of life beyond Earth is one of the primary goals of science agencies around the world thanks in large part to NASA's Kepler Mission which launched in ...
    Where:  Los Altos Hills Cost:  Free ($3 parking)
  • National Geographic Live: Standing at the Water's Edge
    Cristina is a Mexican-born marine biologist and photographer who specializes in conservation issues.As a writer and a photographer for the past 25 years, her work centers on the delicate balance between human well-being and healthy ecosystems. As a writer and series editor of her own publishing company, Earth inFocus editions, ...
    Where:  Redwood City Cost:  $45 - $63
  • Flooded by Science and Seawater: King Tides and What they Can Tell us about Sea Level Rise at China Camp State ParkSpeaker: Sarah Ferner of San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research ReserveMarin Science Seminar
    Where:  San Rafael Cost:  Free
  • Taste of Science: Humanity Needs Dreamers + The Secret World of Arachnids
    Humanity Needs Dreamers: Marie CurieIn honor of Curie's 150th birthday, experience a preview screening of the new immersive science film Humanity Needs Dreamers: A Visit With Marie Curie with filmmaker Jen Myronuk and scholar & playwright Susan Marie Frontczak.Find out why a passion for math led a software engineer to ...
    Where:  San Francisco Cost:  
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