The nexus of food, water and energy is an increasing concern as business and government leaders confront growing global population and burgeoning consumer classes in China and other developing countries. Feeding and hydrating 7 billion people at adequate levels is a challenge that will be heightened by growing energy demand and climate-driven droughts and floods. Is hydraulic fracturing smart in a world with rising water stress? How can innovation, technology and policy work together toward a clean and prosperous economy? A peer into the future with a top executive at the world’s largest company, one known for its scenario planning.
Marvin Odum, President, Shell Oil Company
Date: Monday, April 29
Location: Commonwealth Club, Blue Room
Time: 5:30 p.m. check-in, 6 p.m. program, 7 p.m. networking reception
Cost: $20 non-member, FREE members, $7 students.
The speakers and audience will be videotaped for future broadcast on the Climate One TV show on KRCB TV 22 on Comcast and DirecTV.