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Paula Kirkeby Selects Artist Harry Cohen, P 2

Paula Kirkeby, founder of Smith Andersen Editions and publisher of fine art prints shares that she will now publish the Harry Cohen series of monotypes–one of a kind prints. Michael Killen heads the Art/Speaker Sustainable and Resilient Tour.

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Elliot Eisner Shares Insights On Impact of Art On Education

Elliot Eisner is a leader in field. Emeritus professor of Art and Education at the Stanford Graduate School of Education. He is active in several fields including arts education, curriculum reform, qualitative research, and is the recipient of a Grawemeyer … Continue reading

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Pat Burt Discusses Clean Coalition Mission & Palo Alto Energy Policy

https://www.youtube.com/edit?ns=1&o=U&video_id=HFmqMCmEOGw Pat Burt is Councilman City of Palo Alto and Member of the Advisory Board. Michael Killen is the producer of the Art/Speaker Tour: Sustainable and Resilient California. Its mission is to help the state increase awareness that climate change … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley to Focus On Energy and Water Requirements Planet-wide

http://www.youtube.com/my_videos On May 23, in an all day event, NASA and Sustainable Silicon Valley will present speakers who will place the energy and water requirements of Earth into perspective. Over a hundred organizations, most from Silicon Valley that have presented … Continue reading

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Powerful Resilience and Sustainablity Statement

Corporations and other organizations need to bring attention to their resiliency and sustainability. Those that are most effective at it succeed in winning mind share. Michael Killen artist in speech shares his interpretation of “Resilience.” “Resilience” and “Sustainablity” both are … Continue reading

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Why It Will Take Until After 2016 for Climate Progress

Michael Killen shares why conservatives are reluctant to accept climate change. He calls for a new national narrative to speeds things up. He helps define it. Viewers gain insights on: a) “Sustainable America: The National Narrative.” b) Climate Change: Threat … Continue reading

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Michael Killen and Human Rights: Change.Org, Intel, Boy Scouts, Mormons, Prop 8 and Taliban

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZfEecxEo6k

Michael Killen, the California Artist, shares what motivated him to make the painting “Liberty Loves All of the Children of the World” (6×5 feet). The song “Jesus Loves the Little Children” and the actions of people and organizations that “sing” that song inspired him to make the painting. The painting is another step in Michael’s efforts to bring attention to important issues and developments.
While making “Liberty Loves … World,” Michael met a young man Chris Oakley head of Mighty Movers http://www.tulsamovingcompany.org who was moving an executive from Tulsa to San Francisco who impressed him. When Michael discovered Chris also had artists skills and he asked Chris to improve parts of the painting. (Chris 918-810-9787)

Television stations worldwide can download the entire half hour show at PegMedia.org. Organizations interested in displaying Michael’s art: michael@killen.com.

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NASA Tech-Packed Building Prototype Building for Stressed Earth

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75G7bUQNRJQ

Michael Killen, TV Internet talk show host, after interviewing Steven Zornetzer, who is in charge of research at NASA Ames, said, “NASA packed the building Sustainability Base with technology it developed for living and working in a really harsh environment—space—where you must generate your own energy and recycle all the water and air needed. This building will have a profound impact on how building are now built.” In the interview Zornetzer, the “Father of Sustainability Base,” shared insights that will help companies license the technology and increase the return on investment. Michael also acknowledged that the vision for “Sustainability Base” inspired him to make the painting “Sustainability” (24 x 5 feet).

Pat Burt, Palo Alto council member and former Mayor, also shares his thoughts on the importance of NASA and Zornetzer’s work.

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Climate Change and Grandpa

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uufXG4Mg6DA

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He says its time for everyone to recognize that climate change is happening and that the primarily the work of man. He advises everyone to vote for politicians who recognize that climate change is a threat of such a magnitude that it requires the Government to take the lead and the private sector and every citizen to work together to help keep the nation safe.

Michael also introduce his painting “Grandpa What Will Ya Leave Behind for Me.”
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Jim Sweeney Discusses Stanford 2012 Energy Summit

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRe3WTMNTdU

Michael Killen’s artists whose painting is on display at event asks Sweeney what we’ll learn from the VIP speakers.

Energy Summit Information
http://peec.stanford.edu/events/2012/sves/

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