Past Events

April 25, 2016
Solar Energy & Climate Change: The Race is On!
On Earth Day, Robert gave a public talk on his favorite topic, Solar Energy! He spoke of how human civilization is in a race against time to slow climate change with solar power, and manages to summarize this world changing race in only about 45 minutes.
YouTube video

November 4, 2015
Santa Cruz New Tech Meetup
Robert Stayton spoke at the monthly meeting of the Santa Cruz New Tech Meetup group in Santa Cruz, CA. He gave a short talk on the Future of Energy Storage.
Slides from the talk

July 29, 2015
ASES switch~Solar2015 Lightning Talk
Robert Stayton spoke at the annual meeting of the American Solar Energy Society in University Park, Pennsylvania. He gave a Lightning Talk titled “Power Conquers Energy”. Lightning Talks are for “inspiring ideas and poignant topics in energy and sustainability.”
ASES Solar 2015

May 5 through June 5
Goodreads Book Giveaway
Fifty lucky winners were selected from among the 554 people requesting a free copy of the book. The books were sent out Monday June 8 by Priority Mail.

May 7, 2015
The ebook version of Power Shift was nominated for a Global Ebook Award.

April 24, 2015
Author Presentation and Book Signing
Village Books
1200 11th Street
Bellingham, WA 98225

April 23, 2015
Author Presentation and Book Signing
Third Place Books – Lake Forest Park
17171 Bothell Way NE
Lake Forest Park, WA 98155

April 22, 2015
Book Launch and Earth Day Celebration
Emmanuel Church Parish Hall
242 Main Street
Eastsound, Washington
which was followed by a book signing at:
Darvill’s Bookstore
296 Main Street
Eastsound, Washington

January 29 to February 1, 2015
Whidbey Institute Winter Gathering
Author Robert Arthur Stayton was a featured speaker at the Whidbey Institute’s 2015 Winter Gathering, Whidbey Island, Washington. He spoke to over 100 leaders from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds about how solar energy is ready now to reduce carbon emissions.