Attend our Sustainability Dialogs to learn about relevant, local and global sustainability issues. Check out our Upcoming Events for scheduled dates or browse our Archive below to see previous topics as well as videos of the Dialogs.

Location
Hahn 101, Pomona College
420 N Harvard Ave, Claremont, CA

 

2020 Presentations

Feb 3, 2020 – Safe Clean Water Program (Video)

Jan 6, 2020 – Parking, American Style (Video)

Archives

  • Nov 13, 2019 – A Sustainable Future for South Village (Video)
  • Nov 4, 2019 – The Green New Deal (Video)
  • Sept 16, 2019 – How to Deal with Plastics (Video)
  • Aug 5, 2019 – Home Ground: The San Gabriels in the Anthropocene (Video)
  • July 15, 2019 – Can Claremont’s Village South development achieve net-zero-energy? (Video)
  • July 1, 2019 – Update on the Clean Power Alliance (Video)
  • June 3, 2019 – Gerrymandering and Voter Suppression (Video)
  • May 20, 2019 – Action Through Effective Climate Communication (Video)
  • Mar 4, 2019 – Claremont’s Choices for Clean Energy – Clarified! (Video)
  • Nov 5, 2018 – Safe & Sustainable Rainwater Harvesting (Video)
  • Sept 21, 2018 – Claremont City Council Candidates Forum (Video)
  • July 23, 2018 – The Latest on Claremont’s Village South Specific Plan (Video)
  • June 4 2018 – Greywater 101 (See Greywater Action’s similar presentation Greywater 101, as well as Greywater & Fruit Trees for Southern California)
  • May 7, 2018 – Measure SC (Video)
  • April 16, 2018 – Managing Claremont’s Urban Forest
  • April 2, 2018 – Are You Ready to Drive Electric? (Video)
  • Jan 8, 2018 – Tips on Proper Pruning of Shrubs and Trees (Video)
  • Feb 5, 2018 – Tips on Proper Pruning of Fruit Trees (Video)
  • Jan 23, 2017 – Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer and its Effect on Claremont Trees (Video)
  • Feb 6, 2017 – City Council Candidate Forum: Claremont’s Heritage and Sustainability (Video)
  • Mar 20, 2017 – News Growing on Trees (Video)
  • Apr 17, 2017 – Education Rooted in the Environment (Video)
  • June 5, 2017 – Toward Ecological Civilization: Where’s it all heading?
  • July 17, 2017 – Tree Speak: Interpretations of the rustlings
  • July 17, 2017 – Alternate Energy for All? (Video)
  • Sept 19, 2017 – Foothill Gold Line Update with the Construction Authority
  • Nov 8, 2017 – Claremont’s Energy Choice: A Special Sustainability Dialog Before the City Council Decides (Video – Part 1Part 2)
  • Feb 15, 2016 – Gold Line to Claremont!?
  • Mar 21, 2016 – Climate Action in Claremont
  • Mar 25, 2016 – Community Action to Protect the World’s Oceans
  • May 2, 2016 – Claremont Hills Wilderness Park Master Plan
  • May 16, 2016 – Claremont Schools Potential Facilities Bond
  • Jun 6, 2016 – South Claremont Goes Net Zero
  • Aug 1, 2016 – Community Composting at Urban Farms
  • Aug 29, 2016 – Claremont’s Urban Forest, a Community Treasure
  • Nov 7, 2016 – Intertwined Visions
  • Dec 5, 2016 – A Carbon Fee and Dividend Program (Videos: highlightsfull talkQ&A)
    • Jan 5, 2015 – Claremont’s Urban Forest: What’s Next?
    • Feb 2, 2015 – Claremont City Priorities: Sustainability
    • Mar 2, 2015 – Food Security in Claremont
    • Apr 6, 2015 – The Claremont Sustainability Project
    • May 4, 2015 – The Next Big Thing in Solar Power – a lead role for Claremont
    • Jun 1, 2015 – Poisonous Herbicides
    • Jul 6, 2015 – Carbon Pricing to Stave Off Climate Disruption
    • Aug 3, 2015 – Backyard Orchard Culture – Drought Emergency Management
    • Sep 8, 2015 – Greening Claremont Schools: a San Francisco Case Study
    • Nov 2, 2015 – Healing Gardens – How Your Yard Can Save the World
    • Dec 7, 2015 – Claremont’s Energy – Join in the Fun and Help Us Win!
  • Jan 6, 2014 – Apple’s iPad: How it Can Benefit the Planet. A dialogue with Michael Rosenthal
  • Feb 3, 2014 – Our Sustainable Home. A dialogue with Michael Shea
  • Mar 17, 2014 – OVERHEATED: The Human Cost of Climate Change. A discussion with author Andrew Guzman
  • Apr 7, 2014 – Create a Drought Proof Landscape with Greywater. A dialogue with Leigh Jerrard
  • Apr 19, 2014 – Hands-on Greywater Workshop
  • May 12, 2014 – Climate Change and Air Quality in Southern California
  • Jun 2, 2014 – Why the EPA is Failing to Protect the Public
  • Jul 14, 2014 – ClaremontFLOW (Claremont Friends of Locally-Owned Water)
  • Sep 8, 2014 – DRIP: Beautiful, Water-wise Landscapes for our Claremont Homes
  • Nov 10, 2014 – Claremont Energy Challenge
  • Dec 15, 2014 – Drought-Tolerant Landscaping: A story of one Claremont home
  • Mar 4, 2013 – Sustainability: Changing the Operating System
  • Apr 8, 2013 – OVERSHOOT! The Fierce Urgency of NOW. A dialogue with Marilyn Hempel
  • Apr 9, 2013 – Perspectives on a Sustainable Future: Economic, Social, Environmental
  • May 6, 2013 – Food Waste: Unlocking its Full Potential. A dialogue with Andrew Jolin
  • Jun 3, 2013 – The Hillcrest Sustainability Plan. A dialogue with Michael Wolfsen
  • Sep 9, 2013 – New Sustainable City Plan. What’s New. What’s in our future
  • Nov 4, 2013 – Workshop on Transportation and bicycle Priorities
  • Feb 6, 2012 – Keystone XL “Pipe Dreams” Screening
  • Mar 5, 2012 – Product Stewardship
  • Apr 2, 2012 – Don’t Keep Food Down on the Farm: Making the Case for Urban Agriculture
  • May 7, 2012 – Toward Freedom from imported Water. Reclaimed Water for Landscape Irrigation
  • Jun 4, 2012 – Sustainability at the Claremont Colleges
  • Jul 21, 2012 – Claremont’s Sustainable Future
  • Aug 25, 2012 – Your Energy Efficient Home
  • Oct 15, 2012 – Water System Ownership and Governance Structures. Speaker: Brian Thomas
  • Nov 7, 2012 – Film: American Meat. Our meat is changing – for good
  • Dec 3, 2012 – New Sustainable Architecture by the Claremont Environmental Design Group
  • Feb 7, 2011 – Environmental Justice
  • Mar 7, 2011 – Toward Zero Waste
  • Apr 4, 2011 – Cultivating Youth Earth Connections; Edible School Gardens
  • May 2, 2011 – Green China?
  • Jun 6, 2011 – Desert Defenders!
  • Jul 18, 2011 – John Muir in the New World
  • Aug 22, 2011 – Solar Now
  • Sep 12, 2011 – Your Food: Benefits of Local Food-Reliance
  • Nov 7, 2011 – The power of Energy Efficiency. A Claremont Celebration
  • Dec 5, 2011 – Farmscape Home Gardens
  • Feb 1, 2010 – Claremont Energy Retrofit project: Home Energy Efficiency(Title used by the Colleges: Addressing Climate Change Here and Now)
  • Feb 24, 2010 – Workshop: Home Energy Retrofit Project
  • Mar 1, 2010 – After Copenhagen: What Next?
  • Apr 5, 2010 – “Building a Green Claremont”
  • Apr 12, 2010 – What’s Behind the Fence? The Bernard Field Station
  • May 3, 2010 – Home and Community Farming
  • Jun 7, 2010 – Bicycling in Claremont
  • Aug 2, 2010 – Water-Wise Irrigation
  • Sep 11, 2010 – Workshop: Landscaping with Beautiful Native Pants and Efficient Irrigation Systems
  • Sep 13, 2010 – Project Green Haiti
  • Oct 4, 2010 – Perspectives on Sustainability: A Conversation with Mary Nichols
  • Oct 23, 2010 – Proposition 23. Stop the Dirty Energy Proposition
  • Mar 15, 2009 – Transition Towns. Toward Sustainability
  • Nov 2, 2009 – Local California Native Plants for Sustainable Gardens
  • Dec 7, 2009 – Claremont’s Water Future: A Three Valleys MWD perspective