Journalist Robert Bryce: Electricity and the Wealt

Robert Bryce, Journalist; Author, A Question of Power: Electricity and the Wealth of Nations; Twitter @pwrhungry

Robert Bryce is a Texas-based author, journalist, film producer and public speaker. Over the past three decades, his articles have appeared in numerous publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, National Review, Field & Stream and The Austin Chronicle. His documentary, Juice: How Electricity Explains the World premiered in 2019, and his new book also focuses on electricity.

Bryce asserts that although global demand for power is doubling every two decades, electricity remains one of the most difficult forms of energy to supply and do so reliably. Today, he says, some three billion people are still living in places where per capita electricity use is less than what’s used by an average American refrigerator. Bryce says that how we close the enormous gap between the electricity rich and the electricity poor will affect everything from women’s rights and health care to warfare and climate change. Come hear a fascinating conversation about the human story of electricity and what it means for our future.
Location: 110 The Embarcadero, Toni Rembe Auditorium, San FranciscoTime: 6 p.m. check-in, 6:30 p.m. program, 7:30 p.m. book signingNote: Robert Bryce photo by Lorin Bryce
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Friday 31 December, 06:30 PM

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The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum. We bring more than 400 annual events on topics ranging across politics, culture, society and the economy to 22,000 members. The Club has offices in San Francisco and San Jose, with regular events in both cities, as well as programs in Marin and in Lafayette in the East Bay. For members outside the Bay Area, the Club's weekly radio broadcast—the oldest in the U.S., dating back to 1924—is carried acr...

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