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San Francisco, CA
Join alumni and friends of the Harvard Club of San Francisco for a fascinating evening of a speaker event featuring Michael Brune, the highly sought-after new executive director of the Sierra Club. He will share views on today's important environmental issues and on breaking America's addiction to foreign oil. The event will be held at the beautiful and historic University Club, a venerable San Francisco institution for over 100 years.
Michael Brune holds degrees in Economics and Finance from West Chester University in Pennsylvania and comes to the Sierra Club from the Rainforest Action Network, where he served seven years as executive director. Under Brune's">Brune's leadership, Rainforest Action Network has won more than a dozen key environmental commitments from some of America's largest corporations.
Brune's">Brune's critically acclaimed book, Coming Clean -- Breaking America's Addiction to Oil and Coal, published by Sierra Club Books in 2008, details a plan for a new green economy that will create well-paying jobs, promote environmental justice and bolster national security. He is particularly interested in promoting programs that link the Sierra Club's traditional protection of wild places, including National Parks, to urgently needed climate change solutions.
6:15-7 p.m. Registration, Reception and Networking
7-7:30 p.m. Lecture
7:30-8 p.m. Q & A
Price: $20 including lecture and light refreshments.
Register here: http://www.eventbrite...
Please register under "University Club of San Francisco Member" and mention Meetup to get the discount price.