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August 14, 2019

Denmark's Amager Bakke Waste-to-Energy Plant: a Global Model of Sustainable Design & Efficiency

Bettina Kamuk, Global Market Director for Ramboll, explains how the Copenhagen facility meets air quality and emissions standards while providing low-carbon energy and recreational activity to its surrounding community.

August 14, 2019

World Trade Center LA CEO Stephen Cheung on Value of Attracting Foreign Direct Investment

WTC-LA's Stephen Cheung urges increased attention to foreign partnerships and strategic market analysis to ensure Los Angeles remains an attractive and competitive player in the global marketplace.

August 8, 2019

CityLab's Laura Bliss: Bridging the NIMBY/YIMBY Divide

CityLab West Coast Bureau Chief Laura Bliss looks beyond the charged rhetoric of California's housing crisis to uncover what motivates both opponents and proponents of efforts to increase housing density throughout the state.

August 8, 2019

Former US EPA Admin. Gina McCarthy Opines On The Fight For Clean Water & Air Regulation

Gina McCarthy opines on the relentless—but often unsuccessful—efforts of the Trump administration to undo years of progress on the environment.

August 8, 2019

Mark Gold: California’s New Deputy Secretary For Oceans & Coastal Policy & Director of The Ocean Protection Council

Mark Gold discusses his new role at the Ocean Protection Council and addressing the challenges facing the California’s marine resources.

July 30, 2019

Metro’s Phil Washington Urges ‘Carrot & Stick’ Approach to Transit Ridership

LA Metro CEO Phil Washington and Ethan Elkind, Climate Program Director at UC Berkeley, discuss Metro’s ambitious project lineup and the agency’s policies to promote equitable, dense, and affordable transit-oriented development in Los Angeles.

July 30, 2019

PLUS²: Strategies to Foster Equitable Development of Transit-Oriented, Affordable Housing

In this panel, LA City Planning Director Vince Bertoni, Investing in Place ED Jessica Meaney, Act-LA’s Asiyahola Sankara, Thai CDC ED Chanchanit Martorell, and Thomas Yee discuss their vision for equitable, affordable TOCs.

July 29, 2019

PropTech: Blueprint Power's Robyn Beavers on Turning Buildings into Power Plants

Robyn Beavers, CEO of Blueprint Power, discusses the emerging intersection between the real estate and clean tech industries that could propel building decarbonization efforts while providing significant revenue streams to building owners.

July 28, 2019

Landmark Auto Industry Emission Agreement Reconfirms California’s ‘Authority’ Over Standards

CARB announced a framework agreement between the state and automakers to strengthen gas mileage standards and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a potentially confrontational response to federal rollback efforts.

July 28, 2019

CA Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis & China Commercial Affairs Minister Hong Zhu on China-California Trade Relations

Lt. Gov. Kounalakis and Minister Hong Zhu emphasize the value of continued openness and cooperation between China and California as trade tensions with the US remain unresolved.

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