April 2019

April 29, 2019

USC Climate Forward: Navigating the Politics of Climate Change

Robert Shrum, former CA State Senator Kevin de León, former US Representative Bob Inglis, NYT’s Lisa Friedman, Helena CEO, Henry Elkus, and Assoc. Prof. of Climate Science, Jean Emile-Geay, discuss mustering the political will for national climate action.

April 29, 2019

The Future of Streets and the Value of Shared, Multimodal Transit

Harvard Graduate School of Design Asst. Professor Andres Sevstuk; City of LA senior city planner Claire Bowin; Rachel Nguyen of Renault Nissan Future Lab; and Ryan J. Westrom, mobility partnerships lead at Ford Smart Mobility’s Greenfield Lab, explore the past and future of urban mobility in Los Angeles in light of the rapid advent of automated, shared, and electric transportation technologies.

April 29, 2019

Long Beach Mayor Garcia on Aligning Regional Bus Services

Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, a Metro Board member, shares how the Metro NextGen effort is progressing and the need to align bus service throughout LA.

April 24, 2019

History & Evolution of Historic Preservation on the West Coast

Architect Brenda Levin, FAIA and Principal of Levin & Associates, presents an illuminating account of the evolution of historic preservation and the unique role women have played in Los Angeles architecture.

April 24, 2019

'Hate Traffic? Think Small': Culver City Mayor’s 2019 State of the City Remarks

Mayor Small focusing on inclusive growth and public-private partnerships in the resurgent Culver City, which has secured major agreements with Amazon, Netflix, and Apple.

April 24, 2019

LA County’s First Regional Sustainability Plan: CSO Gary Gero Highlights Its Ambitions

LA County's Sustainability Plan sets forth a bold vision for a low-carbon, resilient, and equitable region. OurCountyLA is now out for review and comments.

April 24, 2019

CPUC Pres. Picker, Asm. Holden, & Energy Industry Leaders on Creating Climate Resilient Economies

At the recent LABC Sustainability Summit, the impact of PG&E's bankruptcy on California's climate goals was front-and-center.

April 15, 2019

A California Economy for Everyone: Newsom Business Chief Lenny Mendonca Addresses LAEDC

Governor Newsom's new Chief Business and Economic Adviser, Lenny Mendonca, on resilient budgeting, housing affordability, and ensuring that every person has a pathway to prosperity in California.

April 15, 2019

VX 2019: Commercializing Carbon-to-Value Innovations

In this VX2019 Panel, Christine Harada, Bob Savage, Marcius Extavour, and Jim McDermott examine the challenge of commercializing innovative “carbon-to-value” technologies and their potential to transform industries, policy regimes, and climate action paradigms.

April 15, 2019

Natural Resources Secretary Wade Crowfoot on Challenges of New Climate Reality

Wade Crowfoot, California’s new Natural Resources Secretary, on the economic, social and environmental challenges the state and localities are addressing in response to a new climate normal

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