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Saturday, October 22 • 2:45pm - 4:15pm
The Day After Tomorrow: A Post-Paris/Pre-Election Climate Summit

Some of America's and the world's most influential activists brainstorm about the best strategies going forward to build our movements and press political leaders here at home and globally to address climate change with urgency and resolve. Hosted by Annie Leonard, Greenpeace USA. With: Bill McKibben, 350.org; Clayton Thomas-Muller, 350.org; Vien Truong, Green for All; Michael Brune, Sierra Club.


Workshop Speakers
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Michael Brune

Michael Brune became Executive Director of the Sierra Club in 2010. Under his leadership, the Club has grown to more than two million supporters and is at the forefront of the drive to move beyond fossil fuels to clean energy. He is the author of a detailed vision for a true clean-energy future: Coming Clean: Breaking America’s Addiction to Oil and Coal.
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Annie Leonard

Annie Leonard, a lifelong environmentalist, currently Executive Director of Greenpeace USA, has over two decades’ experience investigating, organizing, and communicating about the environmental and social impacts of all our material goods. Her 2007 online film, The Story of Stuff, viewed 50 million times, is the most watched online environmental film ever. She also authored an eponymous book that takes a deeper dive into the issues raised... Read More →
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Bill McKibben

Middlebury College
Bill McKibben, Schumann Distinguished Professor in Residence at Middlebury College in Vermont, is a founder of the grassroots climate campaign 350.org, a 2014 recipient of the Right Livelihood Prize (aka the 'alternative Nobel') and the author of a dozen books about the environment, including his first, the seminal The End of Nature, published 25 years ago, and his most recent, Oil and Honey. (350.org)
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Clayton Thomas-Muller

Clayton Thomas-Muller, a member of Mathias Colomb Cree Nation, is a Winnipeg-based Indigenous rights activist, the Indigenous Extreme Energy Campaigner with 350.org and an organizer for Defenders of the Land and Idle No More. He has campaigned across Canada, Alaska and the lower 48 in hundreds of Indigenous communities to organize against the encroachments of the fossil fuel industry and the banks that finance them.
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Vien Truong

Green For All
Vien Truong, Director of Green For All, a longstanding, highly effective environmental and social justice activist, helped lead a coalition to pass California's landmark SB 535 (de Leon) law, which reinvests hundreds of millions dollars in disadvantaged communities and offers a national model for making polluters pay. Vien has received many prestigious state, regional and local awards for her work advocating on behalf of those most vulnerable... Read More →

Saturday October 22, 2016 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium (VMA)