climate adaptation

June 13, 2019

CPUC's Transition to a Resilience Agency: Commissioner Cliff Rechtschaffen

Commissioner Cliff Rechtschaffen details how the California Public Utilities Commission is moving to play an active role in climate adaptation, resilience, and public safety.

May 14, 2019

OPR Director Kate Gordon on Managing California’s Utilities, Wildfires, Housing & Transportation Planning

Gov. Newsom's Director of the Office of Planning & Research, Kate Gordon, presents her office’s extensive responsibilities and initiatives addressing resilience and sustainability.

March 31, 2019

U.S. Green Building Council-LA Leadership: Ben Stapleton and Sara Neff

The US Green Building Council's LA leaders—incoming executive director Ben Stapleton and outgoing chair Sara Neff—highlight the role of green building standards in an ever-changing policy landscape.

March 15, 2019

VX2019: LA Mayor Garcetti, DiCaprio CEO Tamminen & SMMC ED Edmiston On "Rebuilding Right"

At VX2019, regional leaders on climate change, environmental protection, and sustainable development convened for a special plenary session to discuss how communities can rebuild after disasters.

November 20, 2018

Dr. Jerry Schubel On Reimagining Humanity's Relationship To The Ocean

Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach President Schubel highlights the 20th Anniversary activities and programming, including the Pacific Visions expansion as well as efforts to raise awareness on climate adaptation and ocean acidification.

July 18, 2018

Bay Area Council Seeks to Raise a Statewide California Resilience Challenge Fund

Jim Wunderman and Adrian Covert of the Bay Area Council join TPR to discuss the recently announced California Resilience Challenge.

May 22, 2018

Does It Matter Who Becomes California’s Next Lt. Governor?

In advance of the June 5 primary election, TPR sits down with two environmental stewards to understand the role of the Lt. Governor in California's climate leadership.

May 21, 2017

Senate Chair of Natural Resources & Water Hopes to Enact Creative Solutions to Water Scarcity

TPR speaks with Senator Hertzberg about his SB 231, an effort to reclassify stormwater infrastructure as “sewer service” under state law.

May 21, 2017

State Senator Wieckowski Offers Alternative to Post-2020 Cap and Trade

Looking to continue California's leadership on climate action, Sen. Wieckowski has introduced SB 775 which would dramatically change the current cap-and-trade program after 2020.

March 1, 2017

Resiliency & Climate Adaptation Case Study: How Communities Are Mobilizing With Bipartisan Support To Save South Louisiana

Concordia's Steven Bingler explains his efforts to protect Southern Louisiana communities at-risk from sea-level rise, with a HUD Natural Disaster Resilience Competition grant.

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