HAPPY HOUR: Water Technology and the Environment Crisis

October 30, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
3570 Carmel Mountain Rd #400
San Diego, CA 92130
Anita Rusch
858-771-MIT1 (858-771-6481)

Water Technology and the Environment Crisis in San Diego.  Featuring Steve Chapple, Founder, Intellectual Capital Media, Author, and Journalist.

We’ll start off with 30 minutes of networking over beer, wine and snacks.  Then watch a short TEDx video on ways to avoid catastrophic drought.  Then we’ll open up for audience questions and have discussion with Steve as the resident expert.


Steve Chapple is co-author of the new book, BREAKPOINT: Reckoning with America’s Environmental Crises (Yale Univ. Press.)   He writes the Intellectual Capital columns in newspapers and is a Visiting Scholar at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, as well as Executive Director of the San Diego Unified STEAM Leadership Series, and a fellow at the Samuel Lawrence Foundation. Mr Chapple will be signing copies of his book after the event.

Thank you BDO for being our gracious and convenient event host.


Eminent ecologist Jeremy B. C. Jackson and award-winning journalist Steve Chapple traveled the length of the Mississippi River interviewing farmers, fishermen, scientists, and policymakers to better understand the mounting environmental problems ravaging the United States. Along their journey, which quickly expands to California, Florida, and New York, the pair uncovered surprising and profound connections between ecological systems and environmental crises across the country. Artfully weaving together independent research and engaging storytelling, Jackson and Chapple examine the looming threats from recent hurricanes and fires, industrial agriculture, river mismanagement, extreme weather events, drought, and rising sea levels that are pushing the country toward the breaking point of ecological and economic collapse, in their new book Breakpoint: Reckoning with America’s Environmental Crises.

Yet, despite these challenges, the authors provide optimistic and practical solutions for addressing these multidimensional issues to achieve greater environmental stability, human well-being, and future economic prosperity. With a passionate call to action, they look hopefully toward emerging and achievable solutions to preserve the country’s future.


MEMBERS ARE FREE!   Non-Members: $20

LOCATION:  BDO USA (Carmel Valley)  3570 Carmel Mountain Rd,  4th floor, San Diego, CA 92130

FREE PARKING in lot next to building.


5:30pm: Networking
6:00pm: Introductions
6:05pm: Presentation
6:30pm: Round table discussion with audience
7:00pm: Conclusion, Networking resumes
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