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July 7, 2020

Hudson’s David Kramer on NYC’s Pandemic-Proof Real Estate

President of Hudson and TPR’s first editor, David Kramer, discusses New York City’s COVID response and recovery and its likely impact on multifamily housing development going forward.

July 7, 2020

Solving the Climate Crisis: The Congressional Action Plan for a Clean Energy Economy

Rep. Mike Levin here introduces excerpts from the congressional Climate Crisis Action Plan for TPR readers.

July 7, 2020

Embarcadero Institute: Affordable Housing Legislation Falls Short Despite Market-Rate Overperformance

In continuation of TPR's ongoing coverage of state legislative efforts to expand the state supply of affordable housing, republished here with permission is the Embarcadero Institute’s plain-language analysis of housing legislation introduced during the 2020 legislative session.

June 16, 2020

Adel Hagekhalil on StreetsLA’s Mission: Enhancing Quality of Life For All & Making Streets Safe, Mobile, and Sustainable

Adel Hagekhalil proudly shares how StreetsLA has accelerated paving & sweeping in high-traffic commercial corridors and fully integrated holistic solutions and green technology to ADAPT to the new challenges of COVID-19 and enhance quality of life for all.

June 15, 2020

SolarSkyrise on the Promise of Building-Integrated Photovoltaic Technology for Unlocking the Value of Vertical Solar

SolarSkyrise's Alisa Kreynes on the promise of building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) technologies and how her firm’s analytics technology and platform enables developers and designers to maximize the value of vertical real estate.

June 15, 2020

Bloomberg's Liam Denning: Fighting Climate Change Means Fighting Racial Injustice

Bloomberg columnist Liam Denning describes the ways in which the fight for climate change and racial justice are closely intertwined, revealing how communities of color are disproportionately harmed by the effects of climate change, particularly air quality

June 8, 2020

Part 1: Asm. Cristina Garcia on AB 617’s Role in Funding Community-Led Clean Air 

Assemblymember Cristina Garcia emphasizes the significance of having local air districts at the table with community members and centering their voices to effectively target environmental pollutants as vectors of public health in disadvantaged communities.

June 8, 2020

Part 2: The Natural Park at Ramona Gardens Addressing Open Space & Air Quality Disparities

Lou Calanche & Esther Feldman discuss the Natural Park at Ramona Gardens, a green solution project initiated by the youth of Ramona Gardens that marries ecosystem science and state-of-the-art engineering with a community-driven design process to improve air quality and community health in one of the most polluted neighborhoods in Los Angeles.

June 8, 2020

California Forward Summary of 2020 State Senate Housing Bills

TPR shares with permission California Forward's summary of the suite of housing proposals that seek to increase the zoned capacity for housing in the state.

June 2, 2020

Jim Newton & Fmr. Gov. Brown Discuss: 'Man of Tomorrow: The Relentless Life of Jerry Brown'

Fmr. Governor Jerry Brown discusses the US’s delayed response to the pandemic, as well as the effects of political polarization on issues like public health and the environment.

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