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Ed Feo
Submitted on July 31, 2007 - 4pm

As partner with Milbank, Tweed, Headley & McCloy and chair of the firm's Energy and Projects group, Ed Feo helped negotiate one of the largest public-private parnerships in U.S. history: the $1.8 billion Chicago Skyway.

Senator DarrellSteinberg
Submitted on July 31, 2007 - 4pm

It is no secret that reductions in carbon emissions will require a holistic effort relying heavily on smart land use and transportation. A new bill in the California State Senate, SB 375, would compel local planning agencies to make planning choices that reduce Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT).

Charlie Crist
Submitted on July 31, 2007 - 4pm

Excerpts from the speech given by Florida Governor Charlie Crist at the Florida Climate Summit.

Hunter Lovins
Submitted on July 31, 2007 - 4pm

VerdeXchange News is pleased to present the following excerpts from an appearance made by Ms. Lovins in Los Angeles earlier this month, in which she details some of the businesses who are making extraordinary strides in the fight against global warming, as well as exposing some of the naysayers and myths in the ongoing debate about the proper solutions to this global crisis.

Tom Taylor
Submitted on July 31, 2007 - 4pm

After achieving unprecedented levels of sustainability with its headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri and recognizing a need in the market for a consultants on similar projects, Alberici Corp. launched Vertegy, a new green consulting subsidiary.

Jeffrey Immelt
Submitted on June 30, 2007 - 5pm

With the launch of its "Ecomagination" initiative, G.E. was one of the first companies to recognize the broad scope of applications available to green tech innovation.

Weston Heide
Submitted on June 30, 2007 - 3pm

Weston Heide, senior manager of Global Energy Markets for financial advisory firm Deloitte and Touche, offers insight into the supply and demand issues of the global green marketplace.

John Shegerian
Submitted on June 30, 2007 - 2pm

John Shegerian, founder and CEO of Electronic Recyclers, explains how focused legislation and committed entrepreneurial leadership has helped spread the practice of electronics recycling to the rest of the globe.

Andy Lipkis
Submitted on June 30, 2007 - 2pm

Andy Lipkis, president and founder of TreePeople, speaks about Los Angeles’ ability to overcome its ongoing environmental crisis as a community.

Jackalyne Pfannenstiel
Submitted on June 30, 2007 - 2pm

Energy Commission Chair Jackalyne Pfannenstiel shares her insight into the role of the California Energy Commission and other state agencies in meeting the ambitious agenda of AB 32.

Mayor AntonioVillaraigosa
Submitted on June 30, 2007 - 2pm

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Los Angeles city officials make it clear that L.A.’s green agenda will lead California and the nation.

Tom Soto
Submitted on June 30, 2007 - 1pm

Tom Soto, who has over 20 years experience in California working for and leading environmental groups such as the Coalition for Clean Air and the Mono Lake Committee, shares his views on the profit potential of the clean tech industry.

Robyn Beavers
Submitted on May 30, 2007 - 5pm

Google’s Director of Corporate Environmental Programs Robyn Beavers discusses Google’s initiatives to transform its campus into a greener workplace and the future model of corporate environmentalism.

James Dehlsen
Submitted on May 30, 2007 - 4pm

Clipper Windpower CEO James Dehlsen explains some of the financial and environmental incentives in the booming wind industry.

Fran Pavley
Submitted on May 30, 2007 - 4pm

Former State Assemblymember Fran Pavley discusses the challenges of implementing AB 32 and the future of the green tech market.

Andy Howard
Submitted on May 30, 2007 - 4pm

Arup America Regional COO Andy Howard discusses holistic innovation and the worldwide appeal of sustainable planning and engineering.

Terry Tamminen
Submitted on May 30, 2007 - 3pm

Former CalEPA secretary and member of Governor Schwarzenegger's cabinet Terry Tamminen describes the important role that states can have in developing and enforcing the policies that could avert global crisis.

Mike Rosenfeld
Submitted on May 30, 2007 - 3pm

UK Vice Consul Mike Rosenfeld discusses helping green tech companies integrate their efforts on both sides of the pond.

Claire Bowin
Submitted on May 30, 2007 - 2pm

Claire Bowin, head of the Los Angeles Department of City Planning’s green building program, discusses the role of local planning in climate change mitigation.

John Hofmeister
Submitted on May 30, 2007 - 12pm

Shell USA President John Hofmeister announces his company's alliance with the United States Climate Action Partnership in hopes of having a voice in the crafting of this new national framework for energy.