October 2009

November 3, 2009

Ontario, Canada, Implements Solar Feed-in Tariff

The Canadian Province of Ontario has set the pace for North America with the Green Energy Act; Chantal Ramsay, consul of economic affairs for Ontario explains how.

November 3, 2009

MWD's Jeff Kightlinger Demystifies State Water Bond Politics

On the precipice of a historic deal, stakeholders from around the state are anticipating the policy and financing details of a comprehensive water plan for California.

November 3, 2009

Sen. Steinberg Offers Reform Agenda To Bring State Back to Prosperity

Among the possibilities for the Legislature's rebirth: a comprehensive plan to solve the state water crisis.

November 3, 2009

Governor Schwarzenegger Calls for Climate Action at Second Annual Global Summit

Citing the success and leadership of state and local governments, Gov. Schwarzenegger calls for action heading into the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen.

November 3, 2009

James Rojas: ‘Everyone Likes to Create': An Interactive Public Participation Experience

A Metro transportation planner helps citizens engage with planning and design via an interactive model built from toys and found items.

November 3, 2009

ULI-LA FutureBuild: ‘Going Beyond First Costs: The Dollars & Cents of Green Building'

A panel at ULI LA's FutureBuildLA event earlier this month detailed the current practices of investment and valuation in green buildings.

November 3, 2009

Governors' Climate Summit: Future of the Automobile Examined

A distinguished panel at October's Governors' Climate Summit 2 explored the soon-to-market alternative vehicles that will change mobility, and the infrastructure supporting it, around the world.

November 3, 2009

No Time Like the Present: Pasadena City Manager on 2009

Michael Beck came to Pasadena from Redlands just in time for the worst recession in decades; Pasadena's experience in the past year has been informative for other county jurisdictions.

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