Summer 2018

DiCaprio Foundation CEO Terry Tamminen on Global Climate Action & California’s Bipartisan Progress

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Terry Tamminen

Tamminen provides an overview of the Foundation’s numerous initiatives, including investing in water security, funding litigation on behalf of the Public Trust Doctrine, and providing grants for marine and ocean projects.

CityAge: Future-Proofing Los Angeles Given the Volatility of Weather Events

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Ron Nichols

As wildfires and extreme weather conditions ravage California, a recent CityAge convening brought together utility experts from around Southern California to discuss how to build a more resilient region.

Treasurer Chiang Signs Green Bond Pledge & Jointly Releases Green Bond Market Report with Milken Institute

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John Chiang

The Treasurer hopes that the report, entitled Growing the U.S. Green Bond Market: Actionable Strategies and Solutions, will inspire more jurisdictions to invest in green bonds.

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

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Jim Wunderman

After passing a multi-county ballot measure to fund San Francisco Bay restoration and resilience projects, the Bay Area Council is launching a resilience initiative for the rest of the state.

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