News

Submitted on May 14, 2019 - 8am

Gov. Newsom's Director of the Office of Planning & Research, Kate Gordon, spoke recently to an AIA-LA luncheon audience to present her office’s extensive responsibilities and initiatives addressing resilience of sustainability.

Submitted on May 6, 2019 - 9am

California Secretary of Natural Resources Wade Crowfoot delivers a keynote address focusing on the economic, social and environmental challenges the state and localities are addressing in response to a new climate normal.

Submitted on May 3, 2019 - 3pm

At VerdeXchange 2019, impact investors and climate scientists examined the challenge of commercializing innovative “carbon-to-value” technologies and their potential to transform industries, policy regimes, and climate action paradigms.

Jared Blumenfeld
Submitted on April 9, 2019 - 2pm

VX News sat down with new CalEPA Secretary Blumenfeld to discuss safe and affordable drinking water legislation, organic recycling policy, and taking on the federal government's inaction on climate.

Submitted on April 6, 2019 - 9am

Veteran water maven Jack Baylis assesses how Southern California can use existing infrastructure to capture water when the region gets wet weather.

Kevin De León
Submitted on April 6, 2019 - 9am

Without federal leadership to address the realities of global climate change, the responsibility has fallen largely on states, cities, and the private sector to implement the system change necessary to stave off the worst effects of a warming planet.

Tim McOsker
Submitted on March 14, 2019 - 4pm

At VerdeXchange 2019, leaders in California's blue economy discuss the rich economic and scientific opportunities of ocean innovation.

Deborah Flint
Submitted on March 12, 2019 - 5pm

At the VerdeXchange 2019 Conference, the foremost stewards of mobility in California met to discuss coming innovations in air, train, and vehicle travel—particularly autonomous technology.

Eric Garcetti
Submitted on March 12, 2019 - 4pm

VX2019 convened regional leaders on climate change, environmental protection, and sustainable development to discuss how communities can rebuild after disasters.

Mike Levin
Submitted on February 25, 2019 - 12pm

Recently named to the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, Rep. Levin joined VX News to discuss congressional priorities for infrastructure, clean energy, and protecting the environment.

Andy Lipkis
Submitted on December 20, 2018 - 2pm

TreePeople President Andy Lipkis links the architectural and civic contributions of Mia and Michael Lehrer to the adaptation and investment challenges Los Angeles must address given our “new abnormal” climate.

David Hochschild
Submitted on December 20, 2018 - 2pm

California Energy Commissioner David Hochschild affirms that “the future is approaching faster than ever” for electric cars, a decarbonized renewable energy grid, and the transition to an integrated, zero-emission transportation network.

Mary Nichols
Submitted on December 20, 2018 - 1pm

At a recent Veloz forum sponsored by Southern California Edison, LADWP, and BMW, California Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols provided an overview of the state’s unprecedented progress on electric cars over the past decade.

Michael Hurwitz
Submitted on November 20, 2018 - 2pm

Transport for London’s Transport Innovation Director Michael Hurwitz illuminates a successful approach to fostering a "sandbox" for new mobility platforms that equitably serve the city.

Felicia Marcus
Submitted on November 19, 2018 - 12pm

California Water Board Chair Felicia Marcus reflects on Governor Brown's leadership on climate during California's historic drought.

Dr. Jerry Schubel
Submitted on November 19, 2018 - 12pm

Aquarium of the Pacific President Dr. Jerry Schubel highlights the role California can play in a growing blue economy.

Submitted on November 13, 2018 - 3pm

George Minter of SoCalGas on how hydrogen could help California get to zero emissions.

Submitted on November 12, 2018 - 12am

In advance of LA CoMotion in Downtown LA, Leriche provides an update to the public-private partnerships that Transdev is successfully implementing with LA Metro, in Detroit, Nassau County, and New Orleans.

Sam Liccardo
Submitted on November 11, 2018 - 12am

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo on how the city is leading on climate action and the importance of solving California’s land use and CEQA challenges.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Submitted on November 6, 2018 - 11am

Remarks from Prime Minister Abe, STS Founder Koji Omi, former U.S. DOE Secretary Ernest Moniz, and Toyota Chairman Takeshi Uchiyamada at the recent STS Forum in Kyoto. They all highlighted the great advancements in science and technology to unlock the Fourth Industrial Revolution, but warned against the downsides of disruption.