‘Pandora’s Promise’ Screening in Seattle
Vulcan Productions invites you to an exclusive screening of Pandora's Promise, the acclaimed documentary by Robert Stone, in downtown Seattle. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Director Robert Stone and Michael Shellenberger.
Michael Shellenberger Speaks at Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas
is a two-day festival that will be filled with thought-provoking conversations, challenging ideas, and engaging experiences. On Friday, October 25 at 3 p.m. author Annalee Newitz will moderate a discussion between Michael Shellenberger, president of the Breakthrough Institute, and Dan Miller of the Roda Group.
Ends & Means Luncheon, Sponsored by Will Evers, Jr., Member of The Pacific-Union Club
For over thirty years, Ends & Means has brought politicians, economists, diplomats, scientists, medical researchers, inventors, business leaders, doctors, attorneys, journalists, artists, venture capitalists, clergy, district attorneys, activists, and other community leaders and change agents to speak and discuss issues over lunch in a non-partisan, off-the-record, think tank environment. Last month, Ends & Means focused on the science behind climate change, and the expected planetary impacts. This month, our focus shifts to the question "what can and should be done to deal with it?" and how ecomodernism can offer a framework for the future.
New Nukes: Policy Steps for Innovation for Environment and Economy
The Breakthrough Institute will discuss their recently released evaluation of different advanced nuclear technologies and propose a policy framework to transform nuclear from a sector that has historically resisted change to one in which rapid innovation is possible. Their framework argues that the key factors to making nuclear cheap are safety, modularity, readiness, and efficiency. A focus on these factors could significantly bring down the costs of advanced nuclear reactors.
Linus Blomqvist to Speak at The New York Academy of Sciences on March 21st
Linus Blomqvist, Director of Conservation and Development, will be speaking at the New York Academy of Sciences on Thursday, March 21st.
Energy Innovation 2013
The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation and the Breakthrough Institute are pleased to host "Energy Innovation 2013: Clean Energy, Ready for Primetime?" on January 29, 2013, at the JW Marriott in Washington, DC.
Shellenberger and Nordhaus to be Keynote Speakers at the Colorado Oil & Gas Association’s 2012 Lunch
Michael Shellenberger and Ted Nordhaus will give the keynote speech at the Colorado Oil and Gas Association's annual meeting luncheon.
Alex Trembath to Speak at Berkeley Energy Symposium
Breakthrough Energy and Climate Policy Analyst Alex Trembath will speak at the Berkeley Energy and Resource Collaborative (BERC) 2012 Energy Symposium at UC Berkeley on October 19, 2012. Alex will be joining the panel titled "Shale Gas and Renewables: Friends, Enemies, or Frienemies?"
Ted Nordhaus to Speak at SXSW Eco
Breakthrough Institute Chairman Ted Nordhaus will be speaking at South by Southwest Eco on Friday, October 5th at 10:00 am at the AT&T Conference Center in Austin Texas (Room 204.) To register for SXSW Eco, click here.
Michael Shellenberger Speaks at Stanford
Join Breakthrough President Michael Shellenberger Tuesday, May 29th at Stanford University as he discusses our recently published ebook - Love Your Monsters: Postenvironmentalism and the Anthropocene. The talk will begin at 6:00 pm in building Y2E2, Room 382.