Climate Change

August 17, 2016

Climate Change Impacts on California's Water Supply Require MWD to Prioritize Differently

TPR checks in with Metropolitan Water District of Southern California General Manager Jeff Kightlinger on how water management continues to evolve in response to climate change and drought.

July 19, 2016

PACE Program Scaling to Help Finance Energy Upgrades

Cisco DeVries, CEO and President of Renew Financial LLC, joins TPR to discuss the impact of PACE financing for energy-efficiency and renewable energy improvements on private property.

May 27, 2016

Orange County Fire Chief Opines on a Fire Season Aggravated by Drought

Orange County Fire Chief Jeff Bowman provides insights on into the pressures facing California's urban fire departments and the steps they are taking to meet the challenges of increasingly large and volatile fires. 

October 29, 2015

China & US City Leaders Sign Historic Bilateral Climate Declaration in LA

TPR presents edited excerpts from a press event at the US-China Climate Leaders Summit, featuring a collection of US mayors and Governor Brown.

July 13, 2015

Gov. Brown: California Drought Only Foretaste of Climate Change Impacts

Austin Beutner and Governor Jerry Brown engage in a dialogue about the challenges of water governance in California, linking the current stresses on the system to future conditions that are expected to be far more severe.

June 9, 2015

Québec Minister Charged with ‘Fight Against Climate Change’ Touts Cap & Trade

David Heurtel speaks about the growing movement of subnational entities collaborating across countries in order to build an international green economy.

June 9, 2015

Brown’s 2015 GHG Reduction Executive Order Sets a Stretch Goal For California

Governor Jerry Brown calls on California business leaders to respond to the climate change crisis by innovating, creating, and cooperating.

December 18, 2014

CalTech’s Lewis: Rate of CO2 Emissions in Next 30 Years Is Off Charts for Earth’s Planetary History

At the Decarbonizing California conference, Nate Lewis focuses on artificial photosynthesis.

June 30, 2014

‘Risky Business’: Regions and Business Face Significant Economic Risks from Climate Change

A first-of-its-kind risk analysis quantifies the potential for economic disruptions due to climate change.

August 7, 2013

Nate Lewis Leads US Energy Innovation Hub at Caltech

Nate Lewis, Scientific Director of the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP) at Caltech, discusses the scale of climate change at the LAEDC Mid Year Economic Forecast.

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