Europe

May 15, 2019

Gerhard Mayer: U.S. Urban Planning Needs Complete Paradigm Shift

Acclaimed architect Gerhard Mayer discusses how the suburban model of American housing came to be, outlining how cities in Europe and Asia have embraced design-level thinking to develop livable, dense urban communities.

June 14, 2017

Former Ambassador Emerson On German-U.S. Trade & Climate Leadership

John Emerson shares his insights on the new presidential administration's international actions as they relate to climate leadership and the vitality of Los Angeles economic development and trade.

October 7, 2011

German Solar Entrepreneurs Assess California

Boris von Bormann, Wade Webb, Brade Meikle, Tom Buttgenbach, Rugerro Schleicher-Tappeser, and Boris Schubert explore the state of the solar industry today. How are development projects changing as solar PV becomes more competitive? What should experienced entrepreneurs from Europe understand about the California market and development process? Permitting delays, in particular, make California a difficult place for new solar PV developments. Innovative business models, however, are creating opportunities.

September 15, 2011

California Learning from Other Regions on How to Incentivize Reductions in Green House Gasses.

Dr. Malcolm Jacques, executive director of Wasabi Energy, describes how California can learn from Germany, for example, in promoting renewable energy through channeling economic incentives and maintaining system flexibility.

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