Gov. Jerry Brown Asked for a New Approach to Climate Change, and Gets One

Michael Killen has responded to Jerry Brown with a new approach to climate change — the art exhibit Sustainable and Resilient California.  Soon the state will display the exhibit in its buildings, and it will also be displayed in San Francisco and Santa Clara County.

The Governor’s Office expressed an interest in Michael’s art, and Senator Jerry Hill, Chairman of the Environmental Quality Committee, saw the educational value of Sustainable and Resilient California and decided state buildings should display it. Two signature paintings of the exhibit are “Resilience” and “Sustainability.”

"Resilience" (24' x 5') Michael Killen 2013

“Resilience” (24′ x 5′) Michael Killen 2013

The City of Palo Alto, County of Santa Clara, Microsoft Corporation, NASA Ames, the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center at Stanford University, Save the Bay, and Sustainable Silicon Valley have all displayed the Menlo Park, CA, artist’s works, which address climate change and sustainability. Community leaders have acknowledged the contributions of Michael’s work to raising public awareness. Cole Wilbur, President of the California Wellness Foundation and trustee of the Lucile and David Packard Foundation, said, “Michael, through his art, provides people throughout California and the US an opportunity to learn and realize the importance of climate and energy initiatives.” Sid Espinosa, Director of Philanthropy and Corporate Citizenship at Microsoft and former mayor of Palo Alto, said, “Michael brings attention to the challenges and opportunities of our times.”

Sustainable and Resilient California will be on tour. The first three legs of the tour are Sacramento, San Francisco, and Santa Clara County. Michael is currently discussing sponsorship opportunities with companies that are helping California to become more sustainable and resilient — companies that are building high-performance buildings and the systems that support them. Parties interested in sponsoring the Sustainable and Resilient California exhibit on its tour should contact Michael directly.

Michael@killen.com

About Michael Killen, TV, Radio and Internet Talkshow Host; and Artist

The climate and other battles may turn on who has the best message and most effective reach. In terms of guests, I'm interested persons from all professions and industry sectors who have an important message--story to share. Guests have included children, Chairman of AT&T, and Nobel Prize Winners. You can see them on 50 TV stations that have licensed my show, 'The Killen Report.' ...hear them on KZSU Stanford Radio 90.1 FM, for example, and watch them on YouTube. I also made paintings that include ‘Resilience of America’, 'Sustainability,' 'Sec. George Shultz’s Climate Plan for the GOP', Don Quixote Fights Sea Level Rise', and 'Methane Join Carbon to Boil the Planet.' Killen.com. If you think I can help- @KillenMichael or michael@killen. I’m in Silicon Valley. I keynote speeches,around the world , where I can help make an event a success.
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