Seleta Reynolds
Submitted on September 13, 2021 - 4pm

Eighteen months into the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, VX News interviewed LADOT General Manager Seleta Reynolds to update readers on the challenges and opportunities facing LA City's transportation agenda

Liam Denning
Submitted on August 24, 2021 - 10pm

Citing the failure of top-down grid planning to account for the compounding challenges of climate change, Bloomberg Opinion columnist Liam Denning explores the load-bearing and reliability challenges facing the California's grid.

Submitted on August 24, 2021 - 9pm

For a comprehensive look at the challenges and complexities of calculating the true cost of food, VX News presents an excerpt from Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment’s recently published, "True Cost Accounting for Food: Balancing the Scale."

Submitted on August 24, 2021 - 9pm

Ahead of the budget reconciliation process, VX News spoke with US Congressman Earl Blumenauer, who sits on the House Ways & Means Committee, for insights on the also-pending $1 trillion bipartisan Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act.

Submitted on August 10, 2021 - 6pm

With severe drought gripping California and the Western US, TPR interviews OC Sanitation District’s new Board Chair, John Withers to afford the latter a platform to elaborate on Orange County’s reputation as global leader in water recycling and prudent steward of public resources and investment.

Submitted on August 10, 2021 - 6pm

Andrea Batista Schlesinger, HR&A LA's new managing partner, recently shared with TPR how the firm’s national Inclusive Cities practice is examining fundamental questions of racial equity, economic justice, and the failure of traditional economic development approaches to address persistent challenges facing cities today. Schlesinger also elaborates on HR&A’s ongoing inclusive governance, citizen engagement, and community engagement work in Los Angeles, HR&A's founding city.

Tim McOsker
Submitted on August 10, 2021 - 6pm

AltaSea is a cutting edge, 35-acre blue tech and ocean research campus at the Port of Los Angeles, serving as the ‘world’s greatest water cooler’ of innovation for the blue economy. VX News spoke to AltaSea CEO 

Submitted on June 24, 2021 - 1pm

This month, the city of Sacramento became the 46th in California since 2019 to mandate building electrification and commit to phasing out natural gas infrastructure and appliances in new building construction this decade. VX News interviewed Panama Bartholomy, the executive director of the Building Decarbonization Coalition to address the resilience and affordability concerns of an all-electric future.

Adel Hagekhalil
Submitted on June 12, 2021 - 12pm

Newly confirmed MWD GM Adel Hagekhalil reflects on his experiences in water infrastructure at the local and regional level and shares his bold agenda for the regional agency going forward.

Gina McArthy
Submitted on June 11, 2021 - 1pm

VX News share's the Biden Administration's May executive order on climate-related financial risk. The order directs National Climate Advisor, in coordination with Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to develop a comprehensive, Government-wide strategy for identifying and addressing exposure to climate-related financial risks facing US financial institutions.

Jeffrey Kightlinger
Submitted on June 11, 2021 - 11am

Jeffrey Kightlinger reflects on his 15-year consensus-building tenure leading the region's efforts to secure and enhance local water supplies and invest in climate-resilient water infrastructure.

Jake Levine
Submitted on June 11, 2021 - 11am

With $60 billion to invest through a variety of financial instruments, in this VX News interview, Chief Climate Officer for the US International Development Finance Corporation, Jake Levine shares how the DFC is totally rebalancing all of its investments towards clean energy and supporting climate adaptation, resilience, and economic development around the world.

Kerry C. Duggan
Submitted on June 8, 2021 - 8pm

VX News interviews Kerry C. Duggan, who an Obama/Biden White House official, spent 6.5 years embedded into Detroit City Hall to provide technical assistance to the city during and after its municipal bankruptcy in 2013, shares her insights into the importance of local capacity building and place-based policymaking in order to Build Back Better.

Submitted on June 8, 2021 - 8pm

Given Governor Newsom's May declaration of a drought emergency in 41 California counties, Kightlinger reflects on his 15-year consensus-building tenure leading the region's efforts to secure and enhance local water supplies and invest in climate-resilient water infrastructure.

Submitted on June 8, 2021 - 8pm

Recognizing that buildings remain a stubborn sector to decarbonize and one of the most difficult spaces to bring new technologies to market,  USGBC-LA 's Net-Zero Accelerator is a one-of-kind 7-month program that utilizes LA's resources as an innovation ecosystem to propel a cohort of pilot-ready technologies to market and drive measurable adoption of net-zero solutions.

Tanya Peacock
Submitted on June 8, 2021 - 8pm

On April 21, MoveLA  convened a panel of experts from the business, government, and nonprofit sectors for a discussion on improving mobility and health through innovative transit technologies.

Eric Garcetti
Submitted on April 21, 2021 - 8am

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti kicked off Earth week on Monday with  his 2021 State of the City Address, in which he committed to accelerating LA's plans for decarbonizing its power supply by 2035.