september, 2018

11sep(sep 11)7:30 am12(sep 12)1:00 pmSpotlight on Climate Solutions at COAL + ICE7:30 am - 1:00 pm (12) Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture Event Organized By: Asia Society Event Type:Climate Migration,Finance/Investment,TechnologyAudience:Open to the Public


Event Details

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 COAL + ICE exhibition at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture 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 the COAL + ICE website the week of August 13 for full schedule and free registration.


11 (Tuesday) 7:30 am - 12 (Wednesday) 1:00 pm


Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture

2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123