Events

Planet Forward puts on live events several times a year, including thought leader salons, town halls, lectures and our yearly summit. Check out the highlights here.

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Linda-Rose Myers, president of Eco-Tech Fuels, aims to convert trash into high performance synthetic fuel. Not only does she propose to help clean up the environment, but her particular project hopes to bring an economic boost to a Native-American... Read More
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Al Dahlberg is building coalitions to create infrastructure for electric vehicles. Hoping to solve the chicken-and-egg problem of EV’s (which comes first, the car or the ability to charge it?), Dahlberg is encouraging local governments and... Read More
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Gary Dirks at Arizona State University’s LightWorks project seeks to capture the power of the sun. Building a multi-institution collaborative center that tries to harness the various ways sun can turn into energy, Dirks and his team hope to create... Read More
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Meet Argon, a lazy noble gas, and join him on his journey to find his place in the world.
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Watch what some are calling “Innovation Idol,” where the studio audience votes for the best idea and awards a Planet Forward Innovator of the Year. Then vote for your favorite!
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Finalist Danny Kennedy leases solar panels, but, after all these years of looking at the bluish, glassy panels, do you know how they really work? For a look inside, here’s the Science Corner.
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Our show can have a huge impact – getting the ideas that will change our world on TV, and connecting them to policy makers. But you have a voice, too! Vote now for the idea you think can change the world. The top vote-getter will be our online... Read More
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Our first TV special focused on great ideas from you, our members, about how we as a country should approach our energy future. Originally broadcast on April 15, 2009 on PBS.

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