clean energy

September 20, 2021

Rep. Mike Levin on The Consequential Impacts Of Congress’ Budget & Infrastructure Votes This Month

As Democrats in Congress work to fashion and negotiate a $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill this month, TPR asked Representative Mike Levin (CA-49) to elaborate on the significance of the pending federal spending frameworks.

June 29, 2021

US Development Finance Corporation’s First Chief Climate Officer—Jake Levine on Slingshotting Global Development Beyond Fossil Fuels

Jake Levine was appointed to serve as the first Chief Climate Officer of the US Development Finance Corporation tasked with guiding the agency to a net-zero portfolio by 2040. With $60 billion to invest through a variety of financial instruments, in this TPR interview, Levine shares how the DFC is totally rebalancing its investments towards clean energy and supporting climate adaptation, resilience, and economic development globally.

June 10, 2019

The Case for a Clean Energy Financing Clearinghouse: Silicon Valley Leadership Group

Tim McRae of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group illustrates how California could leverage private investment and the federal Opportunity Zone program for climate action and social equity.

February 21, 2019

California Rep. Mike Levin on the Green New Deal & Congressional Climate Action

California Rep. Mike Levin discusses the policies that will ground the Green New Deal and his plans for bold and aggressive climate action.

October 8, 2018

Senator Hertzberg Assesses Just Concluded CA Legislative Session

During the very active 2017-2018 California Legislative session, Senator Hertzberg authored bills on clean energy, water management, and integrating blockchain technology into government.

August 24, 2018

Kaiser Permanente’s Richmond Medical Center Solar-Battery Microgrid a CEC-Funded Model

KP leaders discuss the impact of installing the first California microgrid to connect renewable energy to a hospital’s pre-existing backup power system.

February 13, 2018

George Minter on Natural Gas’ Foundational Role in a 100% Clean Energy Economy

At VX2018, George Minter provided an energy outlook that contextualizes the debate around natural gas as a critical part of the renewable energy mix going forward.

September 22, 2017

Technology Disruptions Needed to 'Unlock' Clean Energy Economy 

Varun Sivaram speaks about the need to fund low-carbon energy innovation and what California can learn from abroad.

August 14, 2017

LA County Sup. Kuehl & CSO Gero on Stormwater & Community Energy Initiatives

As the County of Los Angeles moves forward on ramping up its water resiliency and community choice energy programs, TPR checks in with Supervisor Sheila Kuehl and Chief Sustainability Officer Gary Gero.

July 19, 2017

Garcetti & Schwarzenegger Reframe The Climate Conversation

After President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger discuss climate action at the subnational level of government.

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