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21 Star Starred
Historic Hoover Theater
Near the corner of Naglee Ave 1635 Park Ave. San Jose, CA 95126
408-535-4747
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Website

http://www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2011-05-04/dr-tim-flannery-...

Description

Dr. Tim Flannery — Professor of Science, Maquarie University; Chair, Copenhagen Climate Council; Author, Here on Earth: A Natural History of the Planet

Greg Dalton — Vice President of Special Projects, The Commonwealth Club; Founder, Climate One – Moderator

Internationally acclaimed scientist, explorer and conservationist Flannery explores the transformation of Earth and unlocks the deepest mysteries of our planet. Beginning with the Big Bang, he traces back early signs of life, the development of the ocean, and the evolution of our own species.

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.