minute presentations by internationally recognized experts on cliimate
change followed by a 45 minute question and answer session on the science,
consequences and potenial remedies.
Dr. Daniel Kammen
Dr. Linda Rudolph
(Public Health Institute)
In his talk "Getting the Carbon Out:
Why Climate Friendly Development is Good Business," Dan Kammen will
examine the current state of California and global decarbonization efforts,
and why removing fossil fuel use is a pro-business and pro-health endeavor.
Dr. Kammen is the Class of 1935 Distinguished Professor of Energy at
UCB and a climate advisor for the Obama administration.
He has served as a contributing or coordinating lead author on
various reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change since 1999.
The IPCC shared the 2007 Nobel Peace
Prize. Kammen has appeared on
60 Minutes (twice), Nova, Frontline, and hosted the six-part Discovery
Channel series Ecopolis. Dr. Kammen
is a Permanent Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the
American Physical Society.
Linda Rudolph, MD, MPH, is the director of the Climate
Change and Public Health Project in PHI's Center for Climate Change and
Public Health. Rudolph received
her doctorate in medicine and clinical training in pediatrics and emergency
medicine from the University of California at San Francisco.
In 2013, the White House honored her as one of 11 “Champions of
Change” working on the front lines to protect public health in a changing