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Commonwealth Club
595 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94105
415-597-6700
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http://www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2011-05-19/eco-knievel

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Saul Griffith, Co-founder, Squid Labs, Instructables.com, Makani Power; Inventor; Author

Chris Lindland, Founder, Betabrand.com

Being “green” has a longstanding association with things like organic granola and natural-fiber clothing, but dirt bikes and extreme sports? Our panel of eco-revolutionaries is kicking environmentalism into high gear and showing how we can make the environment more macho. Enviro-innovators Griffith and Lindland will also showcase their latest Eco Knievel project, including the world’s first green stunt.

About the Ticket Supplier: Commonwealth Club

The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation’s oldest and largest public affairs forum, presenting over 400 annual events on topics ranging across politics, culture, society and the economy.

Founded in 1903, the Commonwealth Club has played host to a diverse and distinctive array of speakers, from Teddy Roosevelt in 1911 to Erin Brockovich in 2001. Along the way, Martin Luther King, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and Bill Gates have all given landmark speeches at the Club.