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Climate Scientist Use Fine Art, to Be Heard

Marion O’Leary, Global Ecology, Stanford  University introduces  painting ‘Don Quixote Meets Climate Change’  by Michael Killen as he prepared to introduce Dr. Chris Field, Working Group 2, IPCC. Follow Michael Killen on Twitter @KillenMichael to stay abreast of how academics and … Continue reading

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Discussion: Charles L. Brown (former Chairman AT&T) and California Artist Michael Killen

At a time in our history when energy has grown to such an importance and monopoly utilities such as PG&E  are stepping up  their efforts to use their distribution network as a bottle neck  between customers seeking alternative clean energy … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley Teaches 3rd Graders to Think About Changing the World

Students in Menlo Park, CA discuss how debating course helps them focus on changing the world. Michael Killen, Artist who paints and speaks widely on developments such as climate change, expanding economic gap and need for sustainable solutions conducts the … Continue reading

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Mother of All Hazards -Climate Change

The above title is my words and not those of the USGS. I’m referring to climate change. The USGS focuses on hazards. After my speech at NASA Ames, on February, 13, 2014, John Stock, helped deepen my understanding of how … Continue reading

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Gov Brown Called for New Approach to Climate Change and NASA Acts

Governor Brown in May 2013 admonished speakers at a conference that NASA Ames Silicon Valley hosted at Sustainability Base. After NASA scientists and world-renowned climate researchers delivered their remarks, Governor Brown took the stage and called for new and fresh … Continue reading

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California’s Water Balancing Act: Review of Secretary for Natural Resources John Laird’s Remarks at NASA

On February 13, 2014, NASA Ames hosted the California Sustainable and Resilient Art/Speaker Tour. The Tour featured paintings by California artists Michael Killen and Harry Cohen. At the reception, John Laird, California Secretary for Natural Resources described California’s water strategy. … Continue reading

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Michael Killen, Speaking On Stage with Microsoft’s Sid Espinosa and “Resilience”

Sid Espinosa, Director of Philanthropy and Corporate Citizenship at Microsoft, said, Through his art, Michael Killen is seeking to have all of us (communities, governments, corporations, etc.) face the world’s toughest challenges head-on.” He asks Michael why he made the … Continue reading

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