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Marin | Preparing the Bay Area for Climate Change

Jan. 25—How can the Bay Area build resilience to flood, heat, and fire threatened by climate change? Dr. Andrew Gunther, the environmental scientist who speaks human, will bring us up to date on what needs to be done to protect our future in the Bay Area.

January 25, 2024

7:00—8:30 PM PT

Dominican University, Creekside Room, 100 Magnolia Ave., San Rafael, CA 94901

Commonwealth Club World Affairs Marin Chapter

This program was not recorded.

Andrew Gunther will reveal the surprising history of climate science, critical events leading to the current climate emergency and will offer, through vivid illustrations, some of our most promising solutions—many of which are already underway. We’ll take a closer look at some of the impacts in the Bay Area, the efforts underway to build resilience to our new climate and how each of us can contribute to creating a more sustainable future for the young people of today.

Coffee and Cookies: 7:00—7:30 PM PT
Lecture: 7:30—8:30 PM PT

Andrew Gunther is an environmental scientist and climate-change educator who was recently re-appointed by Governor Gavin Newsom to the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board. He also serves on the Bay Conservation and Development Commission and the Board of Directors of the Union of Concerned Scientists. He holds PhD and MS degrees in Energy and Resources from UC Berkeley.

For program-related questions, please contact Marin Chapter Chair Carol Possin at