Documentary of the Week: Climate One, A Monthly Dialogue on Green Issues

Aug 30, 2012

Friday night at 8pm on KWGS 89.5-1

Climate One is a thriving leadership dialogue on energy, the environment and the economy, recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California. It brings together top thinkers and doers from business, government, academia and advocacy groups to advance the discussion about a clean energy future. In this episode of Climate One, a look under the hood at the liquid fuels that move our planes, trains and automobiles. Listeners will learn about peak oil, the rise of China as a global energy player, a debate about the proposed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada’s tar sands to refineries in Texas and  a surprising response from the world’s largest carmaker to tough new rules doubling auto fuel efficiency over the next 13 years. 

Guests include Daniel Yergin, Author of “The Quest”; Alex Pourbaix, President of pipelines at TransCanada; Carl Pope, Former Chairman of the Sierra Club; Shad Balch, Spokesman for General Motors; and Chris Paulson, Vice President of Coda Automotive.