resilience

April 19, 2020

Is Rick Cole's Resignation as Santa Monica City Manager a Canary in the Coal Mine for All Cities?

Rick Cole on the existential challenges cities must grapple to be a leading city in the 21st century and shares Santa Monica's incredible achievements during his 5 years as city manager and the sacrifices that remain as the city endures the challenges of COVID-19.

April 1, 2020

Stay Home, Stay Healthy: Enforcing Social Distancing in Washington State

As the first state in the nation to confirm cases of COVID-19, the course of action taken in Washington by Gov. Inslee served a model and barometer nationwide.

March 26, 2020

Urban Resiliency: Development in a World of Disaster

At VX2020, global green business leaders and local resilience experts gathered to share their insights on infrastructure and emergency preparedness in a world prone to disaster.

December 2, 2019

LA County’s Minh Le on Scaling the Region’s New Energy Economy

LA County's Minh Le on his countywide departmental priorities for moving forward in light of recent technological advancements in solar and energy storage.

July 12, 2019

Commission on Catastrophic Wildfire Cost and Recovery Report Confirms Status Quo Not Sustainable

CPUC Commissioner Carla Peterman highlights the wildfire commission's findings and discusses regulatory solutions that balance the competing concerns of wildfire victims, ratepayers, and electric utilities.

July 12, 2019

Promoting Reliability & Growth with a Diverse Energy Portfolio

Californians for Balanced Energy Solutions executive director, Jon Switalski, and board chair, Matt Rahn, discuss the valuable role that renewable natural gas can play in supporting a resilient, all-of-the-above energy strategy.

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.

April 24, 2019

CPUC Pres. Picker, Asm. Holden, & Energy Industry Leaders on Creating Climate Resilient Economies

At the recent LABC Sustainability Summit, the impact of PG&E's bankruptcy on California's climate goals was front-and-center.

February 14, 2019

MWD’s GM on California Water Infrastructure & Gov. Newsom’s Qualified Support for Delta WaterFix

Ahead of Gov. Newsom's State of the State address, TPR interviewed Jeff Kightlinger to contextualize the need for an updated, reliable water conveyance system for Southern California.

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.

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