Climate Resilience

February 16, 2020

C40 Chair & LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Kicks Off the Climate Decade at VX2020

Mayor Garcetti delivers remarks on how cities, like Los Angeles, are demonstrating the transformative power of the green economy to drive robust and sustainable growth while embracing the existential imperative of this decade, the Climate Decade.

December 2, 2019

LA's First City Forest Officer Rachel Malarich Tasked With Treating Trees As Living Infrastructure

City Forest Officer Rachel Malarich opines on her role in facilitating cooperation between the City’s departments to achieve a more equitable urban canopy.

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.

November 22, 2017

Getting Cities Right: ULI Leaders on Disaster Resiliency & Built Environment Challenges

Five nationally renowned urban experts explore the role of planners and developers in helping cities become more resilient.

October 26, 2017

SF City Administrator Naomi Kelly's Vision of a Resilient San Francisco

Naomi Kelly elaborates on San Francisco's long-term, integrated resiliency projects, as well as the city's new Office of Cannabis and Digital Services Office.

November 29, 2016

Safeguarding California: CA’s Natural Resources Secretary on Resiliency & Climate Change Plans

Secretary John Laird on the comprehensive plan to protect California's natural resources.

June 29, 2016

The ‘Place’ of Water in Urban Design: ARUP's Vincent Lee

Vincent Lee describes the role of water in a number of global cities, and provides context for how Los Angeles can utilize its natural resources.

June 1, 2011

Adaptation to Climate Change: California Confronts Nature's Fate

USC Prof. Dan Mazmanian recently served as the executive director of the Task Force on California's Adaptation to Climate Change.

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