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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.

Effie Turnbull Sanders
Submitted on December 19, 2019 - 5pm

SLATE-Z's Effie Turnbull Sanders demonstrates how to best leverage private capital investment in South LA to create jobs and resilient, sustainable communities.

Tom Ford
Submitted on November 19, 2019 - 5pm

Tom Ford speaks to the progress being made to address some of the challenges wrought by climate change in Santa Monica Bay and the ripple effect that such success can have when shared.

Amber Richane
Submitted on November 19, 2019 - 5pm

Amber Richane, Project Manager for the City of Santa Monica's new City Services Building, on the city's commitment to building the world's most sustainable public building.

Seleta Reynolds
Submitted on November 19, 2019 - 5pm

LADOT GM Seleta Reynolds emphasizes the importance of taking a rider-side perspective when it comes to redesigning our transit system to maximize access for all Angelenos.

Minh Le
Submitted on November 19, 2019 - 4pm

LA County's Minh Le on his countywide departmental priorities for moving forward in light of recent technological advancements in solar and energy storage.

Rachel Malarich
Submitted on November 13, 2019 - 11am

The City of LA’s first City Forest Officer, Rachel Malarich opines on her new role in facilitating cooperation between the City’s departments to achieve a more equitable urban canopy.

Mary Nichols
Submitted on November 13, 2019 - 10am

CARB's Mary Nichols addresses the state’s ongoing regulatory battles with the federal government over the California's efforts on air quality and climate action.

David Hochschild
Submitted on November 13, 2019 - 10am

CEC Chair David Hochschild shares the commission’s strategy for improving the current grid system and how California has been, and will continue to be, a global leader in clean energy innovation.

Carla Peterman
Submitted on November 12, 2019 - 11am

Sr. VP of Regulatory Affairs for Southern California Edison, Carla Peterman, discusses regulatory solutions that balance the competing concerns of wildfire victims, ratepayers, and electric utilities.

Rick Cole
Submitted on November 12, 2019 - 11am

City Manager Rick Cole outlines Santa Monica's actions and policies to realize the city's ambitious climate action goals.