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Justin Trudeau
Submitted on February 23, 2018 - 6pm

In February, Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Southern California to advocate for continuing to build on what his father and President Reagan crafted - mutually beneficial, bi-national economic cooperation and alignment. Canada has a long-standing and mutually beneficial economic relationship with the LA region.

Rick Cole
Submitted on February 22, 2018 - 2pm

VX2018 convened smart city leaders Brian Swett (Arup), Amanda Daflos (City of LA), Miguel Santana (LA County Fair Association), LA Controller Ron Galperin, Michael Kelly (LA Coalition), and Rick Cole (Santa Monica) to discuss strategies for using data and building public-private partnerships.

Submitted on February 22, 2018 - 2pm

National Association of Clean Water Agencies CEO Adam Krantz contextualizes the White House's Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure.

Dr. Arnoldo Matus Kramer
Submitted on February 20, 2018 - 3pm

At VX2018, global resilience leaders convened to share their experiences dealing with 2017 events such as Hurricane Harvey and the Mexico City Earthquake.

Renata Simril
Submitted on February 16, 2018 - 5pm

VX2018 and Urban Land Institute-LA's FutureBuild covered the transportation, development, and infrastructure investments in process to prepare for the 2028 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.

Bob Foster
Submitted on January 31, 2018 - 1pm

“I would argue that what happens after VerdeXchange, with the contacts, that you make is as valuable—maybe even more valuable—than what occurs in the rooms.”

Ron Nichols
Submitted on January 31, 2018 - 1pm

“There is no better place than VerdeXchange to talk about energy challenges and opportunities in Southern California. At Southern California Edison, this conference is a major asset to future collaboration and cross-sector education.”

Robin Chase
Submitted on November 9, 2017 - 12pm

At the ULI Fall Meeting in Los Angeles, thought leaders discussed the role of the built environment in planning for disasters.

Tom Steyer
Submitted on November 9, 2017 - 11am

After the success of Measure M, Steyer believes Los Angeles can be a model for financing public transportation and by proving how cities can address housing, environmental, and infrastructure challenges.

Minh Le
Submitted on November 9, 2017 - 11am

Recently, NREL research showed the cost of solar power is under $1 per watt. Minh Le explains the importance of this price reduction to the global energy market.

Naomi Kelly
Submitted on October 26, 2017 - 6pm

As San Francisco aims to integrate resiliency into all of its planning efforts, CAO Naomi Kelly joins VX News to provide a status update.

Submitted on October 26, 2017 - 6pm

Mayor Darrell Steinberg updates VX News on Sacramento's designation as the first city to receive Electrify America funds for the Green City initiative.

Robert Garcia
Submitted on October 25, 2017 - 3pm

Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia is pursuing an aggressive lineup of sustainable energy and water initiatives at the local, regional, and state levels.

Ryan Popple
Submitted on October 25, 2017 - 3pm

Proterra CEO Ryan Popple tells VX News how electric transit buses have emerged as a mainstream competitor that could displace diesel and natural gas.

George Minter
Submitted on October 25, 2017 - 3pm

SoCalGas's George Minter explains the potential of power-to-gas in the Southland, and how deploying natural gas vehicles today can achieve immediate emissions reductions.

Khoo Teng Chye
Submitted on October 23, 2017 - 2pm

Khoo Teng Chye of the Centre for Liveable Cities explains how Singapore became an international model for sustainability.

Governor Jerry Brown
Submitted on October 23, 2017 - 2pm

Global leaders convened last month to discuss how states and regions are moving forward on climate action, even with a vacuum of leadership in Washington D.C.

Submitted on September 22, 2017 - 5pm

Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka has innovative initiatives around zero-emission equipment and data-driven routing, even incubating new cleantech at the port.

Jenna Hornstock
Submitted on September 20, 2017 - 2pm

LA Metro's Jenna Hornstock (pictured) and Elizabeth Carvajal on perimeter improvements at Los Angeles Union Station.

Michael Kodama
Submitted on September 20, 2017 - 1pm

Michael Kodama explains the West Santa Ana Branch Corridor "megaproject"—a proposed light rail connecting Downtown Los Angeles to Southeast L.A. County, which has endured the loss of manufacturing jobs alongside heavy industrial pollution and a dearth of mobility options.