Election 2016:

Tipping Point for Climate?


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Election 2016: Tipping Point for Climate?

Paulson Institute Vice Chair & 'Risky Business' Author Kate Gordon

Talking Climate Sense to an Electorate in Denial

Stanford Law Professor Michael Wara

Getting Congress to Enact Carbon Pricing Before It’s Too Late

U.S. Congressman Jared Huffman

The Earth Votes Last

Moderated by Josh Fryday

President, NextGen Climate and Novato City Councilman

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Monday, September 19, 2016 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Angelico Hall, Dominican University, San Rafael



Sustainable San Rafael

Sustainable San Rafael

Sustainable San Rafael is an all-volunteer group of folks dedicated to advocacy and education to help bring about a healthy and aware society. We are organized around the idea that we can-and must-do more to fight climate change and encourage sustainable living. Learn More ...

Organizing for Action Marin

Organizing for Action

Organizing for Action is a movement of millions of Americans, coming together to fight for real, lasting change with over 250 local chapters such as OFA Marin. We work to support President Obama's Clean Power Plan calling for a new set of carbon pollution standards on new and existing power plants. Locally we support our community's switch to clean energy like wind and solar. OFA Marin coordinates with Sustainable San Rafael and other local organizations focusing on climate change action in Marin. Learn More ...

350Marin

350Marin

350Marin is made up of grassroots activists who are deeply concerned about climate breakdown. Regionally, we are affiliated with 350BayArea, which is working to achieve a significant decrease in all heat-trapping gases both locally and statewide. Globally, we're part of the 350 movement that's continuing to grow in 188 countries around the world. We are committed to holding our leaders and communities accountable to the realities of science and the principles of social justice. We hope you'll join us. Learn More ...

Marin Conservation League

Marin Conservation League

MCL is the Marin county's most respected and effective environmental organization, successfully pursuing its unique mission to preserve, protect, and enhance the natural assets of Marin County for the public. MCL remains vigilant, ensuring that s natural assets and resources are protected through prudent action, including acquisition, advocacy, and conservation. By serving as the countywide authority on environmental policy, MCL studies and analyzes issues; proposes policies; educates and mobilizes citizens; and monitors outcomes. Learn More ...

Cool the Earth

Cool the Earth

It is our mission to engage individuals in climate change by motivating them to take simple, measurable actions to conserve energy. Collectively, these actions, and an increased civic engagement, will make a significant impact on global warming. Cool the Earth is a grassroots, school-to-home program that was founded in 2007 by Marin County parents, Carleen and Jeff Cullen, who were inspired to take action after seeing the documentary "An Inconvenient Truth." Learn More ...

Citizen's Climate Lobby

Citizen's Climate Lobby

Citizen's Climate Lobby is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change. In order to generate the political will necessary for passage of our Carbon Fee and Dividend proposal we train and support volunteers to engage elected officials, the media and the public. Learn More ...

Marin Environmental Forum

Marin Enviormental Forum

Environmental Forum of Marin is dedicated to the protection and enhancement of the environment by educating its Members and the Marin citizenry about environmental issues. In furtherance of this purpose, the goal of the Environmental Forum is to conduct programs on environmental issues, provide continuing education for its Members and the public, and influence decision-making. Learn More ...

Sustainable Marin

Sustainable Marin

Sustainable Marin is a non-profit organization of volunteers who advocate and educate about sustainability at the County level in Marin. We aim at tangible, measurable results, and we interact constructively and aggressively with County and city officials and agencies on a variety of sustainability fronts and programs. Sustainable Marin grew originally from it's "Sustainable North Bay" predecessor, which in the late 1990s spurred initiation of a County-wide Plan framed for long-term sustainability. Learn More ...

Resilient Neighborhoods

Resilient Neighborhoods

Take better care of your family, community and planet by doing something about climate change. Almost 600 Marin residents have collectively reduced 2.6 million lbs. of carbon emissions doing a fun, free program called Resilient Neighborhoods. Find out how to be on one of our teams where we'll learn simple ways to save money by trimming energy and waste, conserving water, driving more economically and how to prepare your home and neighborhood for what climate change may bring wayyou ourmore wildfires, droughts and severe storms. Learn More ...

Marin School of Environmental Leadership

Marin School of Environmental Leadership

MarinSEL offers a progressive education with a focus on environmental leadership. MarinSEL is a school within a school at Terra Linda High School in Marin County. Students are integrated with the Terra Linda High School community, and attend many of the conventional classes that are taught. MarinSEL distinguishes itself by offering an innovative curriculum that builds on the traditional subjects and augments the high school experience.students. Learn More ...

Shore Up Marin

Shore Up Marin

Shore Up Marin works with Marin County's diverse shoreline communities to respond to sea level rise, flooding and climate change. Call 415-450-0110. Learn More ...

Strategic Energy Innovations

Strategic Energy Innovations

Founded in 1997, Strategic Energy Innovations (SEI) is a non-profit that develops and delivers solutions customized to help communities accomplish their sustainability goals. As we support our clients to reduce their consumption of natural resources, we also help them save money. SEI's creative team of problem solvers encourages communities to adopt clean and efficient energy technologies and practices, while we facilitate valuable training people need to find work in the green economy. Learn More ...

NextGen Climate Action

NextGen Climate Action

NextGen Climate is a San Francisco-based environmental advocacy organization. We act politically to prevent climate disaster and promote prosperity for all Americans. Working at every level, we are committed to supporting candidates, elected officials, and policymakers across the country that will take bold action on climate change. Learn More ...

League of Women Voters

League of Women Voters

The national League of Women Voters has been helping people become informed voters and better citizens. We have done so by providing education about candidates and issues, and by encouraging folks to become more involved with their government at all levels, and not only at election time. The League of Women Voters of Marin County is particularly involved with Marin government and local issues. Learn More ...

Dominican University

Dominican University

Dominican University of California is an independent university offering the best of the liberal arts combined with rigorous professional education. Founded in 1890, Dominican enjoys a century-long reputation for excellence in scholarship, research, and community outreach. Dominican educates and prepares students to be ethical leaders and socially responsible global citizens who incorporate the Dominican values of study, reflection, community and service into their lives. The university is committed to diversity, sustainability, and the integration of the liberal arts, the sciences, and professional programs. Learn More ...

College of Marin

College of Marin

College of Marin's commitment to educational excellence is rooted in providing equitable opportunities and fostering success for all members of our diverse community by offering: preparation for transfer to four-year colleges and universities; associate degrees and certificates; career technical education; basic skills improvement; English as a second language; lifelong learning; and community and cultural enrichment. College of Marin responds to community needs by offering student-centered programs and services in a supportive, innovative learning environment that promotes social and environmental responsibility. Learn More ...

Environmental Action Committee of Branson

Branson

The Environmental Action Committee (EAC) is a group of students and faculty devoted to increasing environmental sustainability and awareness in the Branson community and beyond. The club serves as an advocate to the administration in ensuring the school is constantly striving to more completely embody its Environmental Mission Statement. Learn More ...

Marin Clean Energy

Marin Clean Energy

Marin Clean Energy's mission is to reduce energy-related greenhouse gas emissions by expanding access to affordable, renewable energy and energy efficiency programs while creating local economic and workforce benefits. Learn More ...

The Solutions Project

The Solutions Project

The Solutions Project accelerates the transition to 100% clean, renewable energy for all people and purposes. To achieve this mission, we engage the public, celebrate and convene leaders, and advance partnerships and policies that make strides on the road to 100%. We implement this integrated model at the state level. To maintain our national reach, we develop inspired content, amplify stories and media, and create opportunities to celebrate and activate leadership across the country. Learn More ...

Marin Municipal Water District

Marin Municipal Water District

Established in 1912, the Marin Municipal Water District provides high-quality drinking water to 187,500 customers in central and southern Marin County. Our mission is to manage our natural resources in a sustainable manner and to provide our customers with reliable, high quality water at a reasonable price. Learn More ...

Redwood High School

Redwood High School

Redwood High School is a National Blue Ribbon and California Gold Ribbon School located in Larkspur. Learn More ...

MarinLink

MarinLink

MarinLink identifies and fulfills unmet community needs, strengthening Marin communities through innovation and collaboration. Nimble and solution-based, we serve as an incubator and fiscal sponsor to individuals and groups whose inspirations for projects range from homeless services, community gardens, health and transportation initiatives, environmental education, veterans programs, arts organizations, and more. Learn More ...

Marin Interfaith Council

Marin Interfaith Council

Marin Interfaith Council (MIC) is a respectful collaborative that celebrates faith traditions, advocates justice and builds community. MIC cultivates a community diverse in belief, opinion, and culture. For over thirty years, MIC has enabled congregations, nonprofits and individuals to make Marin a more vibrant and equitable community. MIC cultivates community discussion of values and appreciation of different beliefs through educational and experiential programs for the greater public. MIC fosters a thriving human service sector, maximizing nonprofit impact by connecting them with faith communities. MIC strengthens religious communities and builds respectful relationships between religious communities by providing religious leaders networking and professional development opportunities. MIC's work in the religious, nonprofit and public spheres aims to make Marin a national model of inclusive community. When we celebrate each other, embracing our profound differences, real change happens. Learn More ...

Environmental Action Committee of West Marin

Environmental Action Committee of West Marin

The Environmental Action Committee of West Marin is a tenacious, highly effective grassroots advocacy organization founded in 1971 that is dedicated to the protection and appreciation of West Marin's wild lands, wildlife, wilderness, watersheds, and rural character. EAC works for clean air, pure waters, healthy ecosystems, a diverse and thriving native flora and fauna, and the preservation of a rural, community spirit. EAC uses law, policy, science, and education monitor, publicize, and campaign against threats to West Marin's natural environment, educate the public and policy-makers about the environmental issues facing West Marin, provide reliable information about controversial issues in order to create a common ground of understanding and promote informed debate, encourage and facilitate productive resolutions to land-use conflicts by working closely with those who own, manage, and use West Marin's lands. Learn More ...

Green Sangha

Green Sangha

Green Sangha is dedicated to restoring our sense of oneness - healing our communities and the earth through mindful practice and awakened action. Inspired, awake individuals with a commitment to service deeply affect everything and everyone they touch. We aim to: 1) raise awareness of the interdependence of humans and our environment; 2) inspire mindfulness in daily lifestyle choices; and 3) catalyze systemic change in business practices and government policies. Learn More ...

Marin Transit

Marin Transit

Marin County Transit District (Marin Transit) was formed by a vote of the people of Marin County in 1964. Marin Transit is responsible for local public transit and contracts with other providers, including Golden Gate Transit and Whistlestop Wheels, to operate local bus and paratransit services. Marin Transit's services are designed to provide for the mobility needs of the general population throughout the County. In 2007, Marin County Transit District underwent a complete rebranding, renaming ourselves Marin Transit. Learn More ...

Marin Environmental Housing Collaborative

Marin Environmental Housing Collaborative

MEHC works collaboratively to promote public support for projects that advance affordable housing, environmental integrity, and social justice. MEHC is a partnership that includes affordable housing, environmental, and social justice advocates. MEHC works collaboratively to promote public support for projects that advance affordable housing, environmental integrity, and social justice. MEHC makes connections between adversaries, aligns the goals of competing missions, and provides stronger support for elected officials who want to vote for environmentally friendly affordable housing but hesitate in fear of backlash. Learn More ...

Coalition for a Livable Marin

Coalition for a Livable Marin

The mission of Coalition for a Livable Marin is simple: to create and maintain the vibrant, inclusive, and sustainable communities that, in combination with our magnificent open space, make Marin such a great place. We exist to promote the human habitats at the heart of Marin's identity: our bustling downtown streets, quiet residential neighborhoods, and the walkable, bikable, transit-friendly policies that allow them to thrive and allow people of all ages, backgrounds, and classes to exist side by side. Learn More ...

Canal Alliance

Canal Alliance

Our vision is to build a pathway to success for immigrant families to overcome poverty and injustice, so they can become tomorrow's leaders.We help low-income, Spanish-speaking immigrants acquire the tools they need to thrive. Because people living in poverty face significant personal challenges, Canal Alliance utilizes a wrap-around strategy that includes a full range of services designed to help people overcome barriers to the acquisition of the tools they need to thrive. Learn More ...

Mill Valley Seniors for Peace

Mill Valley Seniors for Peace

Mill Valley Seniors for Peace is committed to the search for world peace, social justice and genuine democracy. We believe:

  • That war is not the answer!
  • That our best hope for a peaceful world lies in international cooperation and support of the United Nations. We aim to be a nation devoted to peaceful relations with all the world's people.

That all people are entitled to:
  • A clean, safe environment
  • Health care
  • Decent, affordable housing
  • Full employment at fair wages
  • Affordable education for all
  • Adequate Social Security

That the maintenance and nurturing of our democracy demands an informed, alert and active electorate. Learn More ...

Lilypad Homes

Lilypad Homes

Lilypad was created to facilitate the transition back to multi-generational living by fostering the development of second units. We believe that second units are an insurance policy and that homeowners should be allowed to repurpose a bedroom with bath into a flexible second unit without heavy fees or restrictive requirements. Second units can also be an excellent investment in communities where rental housing is scarce. Learn More ...

Congregation Kol Shofar

Kol Shofar

Kol Shofar is a dynamic congregation rooted in the enduring values of Jewish traditions, while embracing innovations that enrich contemporary Jewish life. We cultivate personal spiritual growth and connection to a caring community. Together we create meaningful, accessible experiences of learning, prayer, service, and celebration to help people of all ages and diverse backgrounds live more purposeful lives and improve the world. Learn More ...

China Camp State Park

China Camp State Park

Friends of China Camp now operates China Camp State Park! FOCC provides support for volunteering and education efforts, and is a committee of the Marin State Parks Association. Learn More ...

Marin Audubon Society

Marin Audubon Society

The Marin Audubon Society was established in 1956 as part of the effort to prevent development of houses on Richardson Bay tidelands. Our mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats, for the benefit of humanity and the Earth's biological diversity. Learn More ...

Sustainable Fairfax

Sustainable Fairfax

Sustainable Fairfax is a nonprofit organization focused on education, outreach, and activism on issues of sustainability. We are a hard-working group of volunteers committed to the philosophy that we must attend to the needs of the present without sacrificing the ability of future generations and the natural world to provide for their own needs. Learn More ...

Marin Bicycle Coalition

Marin Bicycle Coalition

Since 1998, Marin County Bicycle Coalition (MCBC) has been steadily improving our county's roads, multi-use pathways, and off-road facilities for cyclists and pedestrians. MCBS's work improves our quality of life in many ways including increasing opportunities for daily physical activity, teaching children and adults to be skilled and safe bike riders, reducing road congestion and greenhouse gas emissions, and providing affordable and equitable transportation options. Our goal is for 20% of all trips in Marin to be made by bicycling or walking by 2020. Help us in achieving our goal. Learn More ...

PSE Health Energy

PSE Healthy Energy

PSE Healthy Energy is a multidisciplinary research and policy institute focused on the adoption of evidence-based energy policy. PSE Healthy Energy provides scientific information to help identify reasonable, healthy, and sustainable energy options. We put our mission into practice by integrating scientific understanding across multiple disciplines, including engineering, environmental science, and public health. We generate, translate, and disseminate scientific research to promote the adoption of evidence-based energy policies. Learn More ...

Community Media Center of Marin

Community Media Center of Marin

The Community Media Center of Marin (CMCM) is a non-profit organization providing residents of Marin County with access to communication technologies, media training, and the latest digital tools to create original content for cable TV and online media. CMCM operates Marin TV, Marin County's own non-commercial community, educational, and governmental cable channels. Marin TV is available on Comcast (channels 26, 27, & 30) and AT&T U-Verse (channel 99), reaching more than 70,000 Marin households. Marin TV programming is also viewable online. CMCM also offers special organizational services and fee-for-service production assistance for schools, non-profits, and government agencies. Marin is watching Marin TV. Are you what's on? Learn More ...

Marin Grassroots

Marin Grassroots

We are a 20 year-old human rights organization dedicated to advancing social equity and strengthening the voice of underrepresented communities in public policy decision-making to reduce poverty and improve quality of life for all. We work to support low-income communities and communities of color's civic engagement and leadership development, which in Marin means that our efforts are focused on approximately 40,000 families, most of them living in Marin City, Canal, and South Novato neighborhoods.

Marin will be an inclusive and equitable county where historically marginalized groups have equal voice in public policy decisions and have the same opportunities as other members of the County to thrive, be healthy, and live in a sustainable, vibrant community. Learn More ...

Global Student Embassy

Global Student Embassy

Global Student Embassy envisions environmentally conscious leaders, skilled at taking action, and addressing local and global challenges. GSE is made up of teachers, community members, students, families, and more. GSE works in three global communities engaging local students in year-round education and action to address climate change, food security and ecological degradation. Reciprocal exchanges connect our students to collaborate on sustainable garden and reforestation projects. Learn More ...

Sierra Club Marin Group

Sierra Club Marin Group

SIERRA CLUB MARIN GROUP is the local group of the San Francisco Bay Chapter of the national Sierra Club, America's largest and most effective grassroots organization. The Marin Group is compromised of over 4,700 Sierra Club members who lives in Marin, and as one of the oldest environmental organizations in Marin County, continues to be a strong and active advocate for environmental issues. Learn More ...

Sustainable Novato

Sustainable Novato

Sustainable Novato is an all-volunteer community non-profit that works to enable end encourage more sustainable living in our city. SN has helped induce City of Novato to adopt a climate action plan, a zero waste resolution and goals, and green building ordinance, and has worked with Novato Sanitary District toward a greener waste franchise agreement. Learn More ...

Leadership of a Clean Economy

Leadership of a Clean Economy

Leadership for a Clean Economy recruits, supports, and elects climate leaders to the California State Legislature. Learn More ...

Sierra Club San Francisco Bay Chapter

Sierra Club San Francisco Bay Chapter

SIERRA CLUB SF BAY CHAPTER is the local branch of the Sierra Club, America's largest and most effective grassroots environmental organization. The Bay Chapter is comprised of the 30,000 Sierra Club members who live in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, and San Francisco counties. Learn More ...

Sierra Club San Francisco Bay Chapter

Sierra Club San Francisco Bay Chapter

SIERRA CLUB SF BAY CHAPTER is the local branch of the Sierra Club, America's largest and most effective grassroots environmental organization. The Bay Chapter is comprised of the 30,000 Sierra Club members who live in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, and San Francisco counties. Learn More ...

California Coastal Protection Network

California Coastal Protection Network

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Sleepy Hollow Presbyterian Church

Sleepy Hollow Presbyterian Church

Sleepy Hollow Church is blessed to be nestled amidst the rolling hills of Marin County. With sanctuary windows that offer sweeping vistas of the Ross Valley, the church embraces the natural beauty of our surroundings and inspires those deeply committed to protecting the natural world. Concerned about climate change and motivated to take action, we formed an environmental "Green Team" in 2014. Learn More ...

350 Bay Area

350 Bay Area

We are building a grassroots climate movement, working for deep reductions in carbon pollution in the San Francisco Bay Area & beyond. We have five campaigns and four local groups. Find out what you need to know on our Campaigns, Events and Petition pages (and don't forget to take a look at our FAQs, too). Learn More ...

Environmental Science Associates

Environmental Science Associates

As a leading environmental science and planning firm, Environmental Science Associates (ESA) minimizes impacts to the natural and built communities through innovation, sound science, and technical excellence. Learn More ...

SFSU's Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies

SFSU's Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies

Our mission is to illuminate the vital connections between science, society, and the sea. We are San Francisco Bay's only academic research center supporting marine science and education. Our scientists, students and staff work toward a shared vision of ensuring healthy and resilient marine Learn More ...

Marin County Young Democrats – MCYD

Marin County Young Democrats - MCYD

Founded in 2008, Marin County Young Democrats (MCYD) empowers young working people to make a difference in their community. We connect members with resources, endorse and elect candidates. Membership is open to Democrats ages 14-35, and honorary associate memberships are available to all registered Democrats. Learn More ...

The San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

The San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

The San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve is one of 28 research reserves distributed around the country intended to protect high quality estuarine landscapes over time so that we can learn about their ecological patterns and processes, assess long term impacts on their resources, and provide for enhanced public understanding. What we learn at our Reserve sites will help to promote the recovery of the San Francisco Estuary and promote its long term resilience. Learn More ...

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