Forecast of Global Warming 1st Major Hit –When and Where

Michael Killen, Developer of the Dire Consequences of Global Warming: Send in the Clowns Project will share what may be the first major hit of global warming, when and where. His time frame and place is different than most forecasts.

He will share his thinking at two events:

Sunday November 22, 4PM-5:30

  • Arts at St. Bede’s
  • Michael Killen– Art and Music: Engaging Climate Change

Friday December 11 (an all day event)

  • United States Geological Survey (USGS) with Partners Carnegie Mellon University, MBARI, NASA, University of California SANTA CRUZ
  • Innovation Center for Earth Sciences Workshop Fall 2015 “A World of Changing Climate and Land Use. (Michael speaks at noon.)


Sunday, November 22, 4 p.m.

Lehman Hall at St. Bede’s Church

2650 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025

$10–$25 suggested donation at the door

RSVP Rani Fischer <>


United States Geological Survey

345 Middlefield Road MS973

Menlo Park, CA 94025


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Former Market Research Company CEO Shares What He Learned Filming Providers of Global Warming Solutions

Menlo Palo, CA… Michael Killen led Killen & Associates, Inc., a Palo Alto firm that published studies and short films to help banks and high tech companies identify and seize emerging business opportunities, for more than 30 years.mcccs_64_1030213-1

Killen invites the press and others to attend Arts at St. Bede’s on November 22, 4:00 p.m., for an event where Killen will share what he learned filming leaders who are invested in slowing the impact of greenhouse gas emissions. The event is ‘Michael Killen—Art and Music-Engaging Climate Change.’

What Killen learned motivated him to paint Gone with the Wind is the Electric Grid, Methane Joins Carbon Emission to Boil the Planet, and Don Quixote Fights the Giant of Our Time. Killen will refer to each of the displayed 6’ x 15’ paintings during his presentation.

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Arts at St. Bede’s professionals will also perform ‘Send in the Clowns’ and the ‘The Impossible Dream’ (the Don Quixote fight song) at the event.

Sunday, November 22, 4 p.m.

Lehman Hall at St. Bede’s Church

2650 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025

Reception following Killen’s remarks

$10–$25 suggested donation at the door for the public


Questions/discussion with Michael: Please contact him at

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‘Quixote Tilts at Climate Giant’ at Menlo Park Music Event

Michael Killen, Artist-Speaker will display his  ‘Don Quixote Tilts at Climate Change Giant’ and he shares who that giant is and why Quixote  spirit is relevant today at Arts at St. Bede’s,  in Menlo Park, CA. And, enjoy famed music including ‘The Impossible Dream (The Quest)’- the Quixote Theme.

Sunday, November 22, 4 p.m.

Lehman Hall at St. Bede’s Church

2650 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025

$10–$25 suggested donation at the door


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Michael Killen in Filming Session Discusses w Scientist Collapse of the Electric Grid and When

Michael Killen released a filming session for the work in progress film ‘Dire Consequences: Send in the Clowns’ where he discusses his painting ‘Gone With the Wind Is the Electric Grid’ (15 x 6 )feet.

Michael will release other taping sessions. Interested parties,  including film investors,  may  contact him at Michael@  He is making paintings and the film in Menlo Park, California.

Shortly he will announce the organization in Silicon Valley that will host the live art-music event ‘Michael Killen’s Art and Bob Dylan and Stephan Sondheim’s Music Engaging Climate Change’ and date and time.

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Art ‘Dire Consequences: Send in the in Clowns’ Next stop

Michael Killen, Silicon Valley artist,  speaker and filmmaker created  the ‘Dire Consequences: Send in the Clowns series of large scale paintings. The series consists of three 15’ x 6’ paintings, each of which addresses a consequence of the carbon and methane emissions. A fourth painting shares how, people may feel, when they realize  the clowns have already been called.   That  painting is  ‘Knock, Knock, Knocking on Heaven’s Door’ (6’ x 5 ).

Michael speaks (performs) next  at ‘Art at St. Bedes’, Menlo Park, Ca Sunday 4 PM Nov. 22 , 2015  He’ll share insights on how to make the climate change message more effective.

‘Gone With the Wind Is the Electric Grid’  Michael Killen, 2015

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‘Methane Joins With Carbon Emissions to Boil the Planet’ Michael Killen, 2015


‘Carbon Emissions Join With  Ocean Water to Destroy Ocean Food Chain’, Michael Killen 2014.

'Knock Knock Knocking on Heaven's Door' (x 6 feet)

‘Knock Knock Knocking On Heaven’s Door’ Michael Killen, 2015

Michael is in Menlo Park, CA.  With his imagery and stories he helps organizations make their events a success.

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Palo Alto Psychiatrist Interprets Bob Dylan’s Feelings

Michael Killen: Make Your Climate Change Action Messages Heard and Stick

Arts at St. Bede’s Presents “Michael Killen’s Art and Thoughts — Bob Dylan & Stephen Sondheim’s Music: Engaging Climate Change”

Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, 4:00-6:00 p.m.

St. Bede’s Episcopal Church

2650 Sand Hill Rd, Menlo Park, CA $10-$25

Cole Wilbur, an icon in philanthropy, says “Michael’s work is important. It pulls you in and you are changed.”

James L. Sweeney, Director of Precourt Energy Efficiency Center at Stanford, says “Michael brings the Humanities to help us.”

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Artist and SRI International Discuss National and Global Energy Requirements In the Age of Climate Change

Michael Killen, Silicon Valley artist,  shared what motivated him to create “Dire Consequences: Send in the Clowns” series of large scale paintings. Ripudaman Malhotra, SRI International Fellow and co-author of “A Cubic Mile of Oil” shared the realities of the need for energy and the need to stop carbon and methane emissions.

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Ripudaman Malhotra, SRI International, Fellow (left); Carol Garsten, Nature Gallery Owner; Arthur Bebak, Co-Producer of the Nature Gallery Event; and Michael Killen, Artist. Print of Michael’s ‘Gone with the Wind is the Electric Grid.’ Menlo Park, CA.

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