News

Rep. Mike Levin
Submitted on July 10, 2020 - 1pm

Despite COVID-19’s drastic disruption of world trade and global economic activity, May of 2020 had the highest monthly average atmospheric CO2 concentrations ever recorded.

Submitted on June 15, 2020 - 12pm

Adel Hagekhalil proudly shares how StreetsLA has accelerated paving & sweeping in high-traffic commercial corridors and fully integrated holistic solutions and green technology to ADAPT to the new challenges of COVID-19 and enhance quality of life for all.

Alisa Kreynes
Submitted on June 15, 2020 - 12pm

SolarSkyrise's Alisa Kreynes on the promise of building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) technologies and how her firm’s analytics technology and platform enables developers and designers to maximize the value of vertical real estate.

Submitted on June 6, 2020 - 10am

With the exclusive cooperation of Governor Brown himself, Jim Newton, former Editor of the LA Times, has written a definitive account of Jerry Brown's life, 

Submitted on June 5, 2020 - 9pm

Despite the market challenges posed by COVID-19, the long-term outlook for automated vehicles (AVs)—many industry analysts believe—remains positive.VX News share's here with permission, an excerpt from the Reason Foundation's Surface Transportation Innovations 

Submitted on June 5, 2020 - 3pm

John Keisler highlights the role of the federal government in safeguarding unemployment assistance for those affected by the virus, as well as opines on the importance of transit for Long Beach’s workforce going forward.

Maryam Brown
Submitted on June 5, 2020 - 2pm

Maryam Brown shares her insight into the impacts of shelter-in-place policies on commercial and residential gas consumption, as well as the company’s role and progress on decarbonizing California’s energy supply.

Jeffrey Kightlinger
Submitted on June 5, 2020 - 2pm

MWD General Manager, Jeffrey Kightlinger, who recently announced his plans for retirement at year’s end, to highlight the impressive progress MET has made on conservation, local supply, and resilience during his tenure.

Mary Nichols
Submitted on April 25, 2020 - 10am

With Shelter-in-Place the law statewide in response to the Coronavirus and California’s economy all but shuttered, major highways have been emptied and California’s air quality has never been betterVXNews, to better appreciate the significance of the aforementioned and to honor Earth Day 50, spoke with Mary Nichols, Chair of the California Air Resources Board (CARB), on the effects & long-time implications of the transition to remote work on air quality.

Rep. Earl Blumenauer
Submitted on April 25, 2020 - 10am

For the US agriculture industry, the coronavirus has both revealed the fragility of food systems and the impacts of prioritizing agricultural commodities over local food sourcing and supply diversification.

Jim Kelly
Submitted on April 25, 2020 - 10am

As California again begins to prepare for another wildfire season and climate change’s new normal - this time possibly spent adhering to social distancing and shelter-in-place mandates, VXNews interviewed S&C Electric's Jim Kelly to better appreciate the impacts that the coronavirus pandemic is having on centralized utilities.

Gene Seroka
Submitted on April 13, 2020 - 6pm

With COVID-19 reducing the output of Chinese manufacturers by half—sending shocks through the global supply chain and reducing the volume of goods moving worldwide—VX News reached out in late March to Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka to offer a platform for sharing Port priorities for safeguarding operations at the West Coast’s largest trading port.

Gabe Klein
Submitted on April 13, 2020 - 6pm

As a national leader in the evolution of smart city transportation planning, pandemic, VX News asked urban mobility expert, and Cityfi founding copartner, 

Submitted on April 13, 2020 - 6pm

Ryder's Chris Nordh and CALSTART Policy Director, Meredith Alexander, discuss solutions and challenges to scaling clean fleet technologies in the heavy-duty vehicle sector.

Eric Garcetti
Submitted on February 27, 2020 - 5pm

Mayor Garcetti delivered remarks to an audience of over 400 global marketmakers 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.

Ted Bardacke
Submitted on February 27, 2020 - 5pm

Clean Power Alliance’s Ted Bardacke and Allison Mannos share the benefits of CCAs for communities, the industry, and the environment.

Enrique Zaldivar
Submitted on February 27, 2020 - 5pm

GM Enrique Zaldivar and Ass. GM Mas Dojiri discuss the challenges facing biodiversity globally and LA SAN’s work to create a Biodiversity Index.

Dr. Thomas Becker
Submitted on February 27, 2020 - 5pm

Dr. Becker points to the opportunity to be found in Los Angeles, with its near-unique abundance of resources and political will, to innovate and implement mobility solutions and provide a paradigm-shifting model for markets around the world.

Jon Bonanno
Submitted on December 19, 2019 - 5pm

New Energy Nexus' Jon Bonanno, on predevelopment challenges to rapid deployment of clean energy infrastructure.

Submitted on December 19, 2019 - 5pm

State Water Board Chair E. Joaquin Esquivel offers updates on current and future Board endeavors and his perspective on the critical importance of local management of watersheds in ensuring all Californian’s have access to safe, drinkable water.