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Greg Searle

  • President and Founder, BioRegional North America

Peter Byck

  • Professor of Practice, School of Sustainability and
  • Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Director/Producer, Carbon Nation™

In this conversation, Peter and Greg will discuss what the experts aren’t telling us about the root causes of manmade climate change, as well as beacons of hope for the future—including communities on an accelerated path to true sustainability. These two sustainability thinkers and doers will explore how green lifestyles are just as important as green buildings and that radical changes to our spending habits are needed if we’re to avoid the worst outcomes of climate change.

Searle is founder and president of BioRegional North America, an environmental organization that creates ambitious zero carbon/zero waste neighborhoods using the One Planet Living framework. As a pioneer of techniques to foster sustainable behaviors, he advises property owners on reducing tenant footprint, and was the technical lead for three seasons on Discovery Channel’s Wa$ted eco-lifestyle reality show.

Lunch will be served.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.