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May 28, 2014

MWD’s Response to State’s Drought and Challenges of Climate Change Adaptation

Jeff Kightlinger details the ongoing preparation and response his regional water agency has championed in the face of the driest calendar year in California’s history.

February 19, 2013

CARB’s Nichols: Elections Have Consequences for Climate Change

CARB Chair Mary Nichols opened the VerdeXchange VX2013 conference in describing the ongoing California initiatives for cleaner air and more energy-efficient vehicles, including CARB’s cap-and-trade auction, the Plug-In-Vehicle Collaborative, a low-carbon fuel standard, and renewable energy mandates.

December 9, 2014

New York & California Incent Climate-Change Innovation Differently

Richard Kauffman and Mary Nichols discuss the public sector’s role in catalyzing clean-technology innovation.

December 4, 2014

SoCalGas Plans to Decarbonize the Pipeline—Part Two

George Minter discusses SoCalGas’s efforts to lower the carbon content of natural gas supply.

October 8, 2014

Governors Schwarzenegger & Brown Affirm CA’s Bipartisan History of Curbing GHG Emissions

Leaders at the “Global Climate Negotiations: Lessons from California” symposium discusses the state’s landmark environmental policy.

September 4, 2014

CARB’s Mary Nichols: Fuel Inclusion in Cap & Trade a Necessary Step

Mary Nichols provides an update on cap and trade, CARB's Clean Vehicle Rebate Project, the role of natural gas, and other nations' experiences putting a price on carbon.

July 3, 2013

ISO Chair Bob Foster on California’s Energy Future without San Onofre

TPR asks Long Beach Mayor, ISO Chair, and former SCE president Bob Foster what impact the closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant will have on energy supply in the Southland.

May 31, 2013

Demystifying Southern California's Leadership Council: A Non-Partisan, Regional Public Policy Champion

TPR asks Billie Greer and Rich Lambros about the focus of the Southern California Leadership Council and how they are addressing issues surrounding climate change, energy, and water.

February 1, 2012

California’s Cap and Trade Fuels a Carbon Market

James Goldstene, Executive Officer of the California Air Resources Board, and Robert Owen-Jones, Australian Government, discuss the states of the carbon markets today and how they will develop in the coming years as incentives mature and prices shift freely.

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