April 23, 2019

Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium and Tolman/Bacher House at The Keck Center for Space Studies, Caltech

Focus: The meeting was in two parts. The first part was a lecture focused on climate change from space, given by Joao Texeira, Co-Director of the Center for Climate Sciences at JPL. The second part of the evening focused on brainstorming plans for the Taskforce-sponsored ECOLIBRIUM BLITZ.

Tolman/Bacher House at the Keck Institute for Space Studies, Caltech. An historic house, it has hosted some of the country’s most notable thinkers.

Program (first part): 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Lecture: Joao Texeira, Co-Director of the Center for Climate Sciences at JPL

Program (second part): 7:30 – 8:45 pm
Moderator: John Onderdonk, CSO Taskforce Chair; Caltech CSO
Speakers and facilitators:

  • City of Los Angeles – Andy Shrader, Office of LA City Councilmember Paul Koretz, Update on Office of Climate Emergency Mobilization Director
  • Pando Populus – Eugene Shirley, President, Update on ECOLIBRIUM BLITZ
  • Second Home – Magdalena Moursy, Head of Cultural Programming, LA, on ECOLIBRIUM BLITZ sponsor’s perspective
  • Group discussion – Gary Gero, CSO
  • Pando Populus – ECOLIBRIUM BLITZ