Events Nationwide

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

Berkeley,
CA
September 25, 2014 - 7:00pm
Watermark is a feature documentary from multiple-award winning filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nick de Pencier, and renowned photographer Edward Burtynsky, marking their second collaboration after Manufactured Landscapes in 2006. The film brings together diverse stories from around the globe about our relationship with water: how we are drawn to it, what we learn from it, how we use it and the consequences of that use.
Berkeley,
CA
September 25, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Through pictures and discussion Jonathan will inspire attendees to experiment with Permaculture as an ethical and practical way to transition from climate destruction to climate regeneration. Jonathan is the contributing author of the book Paradise Lot: Two Plant geeks and 1/10th of an acre, and owner of FoodForestFarm.com. His edible forest garden, located in Holyoke, MA, is recognized around the world. Cost:  $5-25 donation suggested to cover author travel expense. Barter accepted (eg. canned peaches, bundle of garlic). No one turned away for lack of funds.
San Francisco,
CA
September 26, 2014 - 12:00pm
  Lincoln Paine, Author, The Sea & Civilization: A Maritime History of the World
San Francisco,
CA
September 28, 2014 - 12:00pm
  Lincoln Paine, Author, The Sea & Civilization: A Maritime History of the World
Berkeley,
CA
September 29, 2014 - 7:30pm
Maya Lin’s work encompasses large-scale environmental installations, intimate studio artworks, architectural works, and memorials. She will discuss her body of work focused on a profound respect and love for the natural environment along with her final memorial, the What is Missing? project, which asks viewers to reconsider nature and the environment at a time when it is crucial to do so. The talk will be followed by a short Q&A and attendees will be invited to add their own environmental memories to the What is Missing? archive in the Brower Center gallery.
Berkeley,
CA
September 29, 2014 - 7:30pm
Hosted by Jason Mark Here is the most important book yet from the author of the international bestseller, The Shock Doctrine. This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate clearly explains why we must soon abandon the core free market ideology of our time, restructure the global economy, and remake our political systems. In short, either we embrace radical change, or radical changes will be violently visited upon us. Status quo is no longer an option.
Berkeley,
CA
October 2, 2014 - 7:30pm
  Hosted by Lakota Harden
San Francisco,
CA
October 3, 2014 - 12:00pm
Barbara Finamore, Senior Attorney and Asia Director, Natural Resources Defense Council, China Program Director
San Francisco,
CA
October 5, 2014 - 9:30am
The Commons as Social Philosophy”, withDavid Giesen, Educator on the Commons, who discusses the conviction that the earth cannot be bartered as private property without traducing fundamental laws of commercial and social health. He reviews economic history and the writings of the French Physiocrats, Adam Smith, John Stuart Mill and Henry George. Light breakfast offered for slight fee.
San Francisco,
CA
October 6, 2014 (All day) - October 9, 2014 (All day)
  Early Discount Offer! See Below. Speakers: Pio Aguirre, Director of International Development at the Mondragon Cooperatives Bank, Laboral Kutxa (Spain). Gar Alperovitz, Professor of Political Economy, U. of Maryland & author of America Beyond Capitalism and What Then Must We Do? Ellen Brown, author of Web of Debt and The Public Bank Solution,Chair of the Public Banking Institute. Michael Brune, Executive Director of the Sierra Club. Jihan Gearon, Director Black Mesa Water Coalition