February 2009

February 27, 2009

Greenpeace Co-Founder Patrick Moore Thoughtfully Advocates Nuclear Power

The founder of Greenspirit Strategies Ltd. turned away from the ‘confrontation politics' of Greenpeace to practice his own version of rational consensus building.

February 27, 2009

Laura Chick: ‘I Will Vote No on Measure B'; LADWP Audit Fails to Inspire Confidence

After completing a comprehensive audit of the LADWP, City Controller Laura Chick came to the conclusion that the utility is not at all prepared to implement the Measure B solar program.

February 27, 2009

Former CIA Director James Woolsey Argues Energy Consumption Now A National Security Issue

Woolsey diagnoses what he terms as ‘malevolant' and ‘malignant' problems with American energy consumption and also prescribes the necessary solutions.

February 27, 2009

San Diego's Solar Roof Program Capitalizes on AB 811; Creates Demand, Incentives for Economic Development

Erik Caldwell, policy advisor to Mayor Jerry Sanders, describes how the city hopes to expand the solar roof program to other forms of renewable energy after the pilot phase.

February 27, 2009

L.A.'s Newest City Planning Commissioner Sean Burton: Progressive But Pragmatic Priorities

Having just been replaced the seat vacated by Jane Usher, Sean Burton brings experience from the West Los Angeles Area Planning Commission and his role as President at CityView.

February 27, 2009

Kotkin: Why the Middle Class Exodus from Urban Centers?

Author Joel Kotkin sees cause for alarm as the middle class flees New York and Los Angeles. While New York is studying the issue, the problem has gone unaddressed in L.A.

February 27, 2009

Estolano: What Does CRA/LA Envision for ‘Downtown' L.A.?

CRA/LA CEO Cecilia Estolano presetns her vision for a social and culturally engaging downtown, one which incorporates the best of a diverse Los Angeles.

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