California

Candidate for Governor Gavin Newsom On What Will Drive His Policy Agenda

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Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom

California Lieutenant Governor and gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom spoke about building an innovation economy, rapidly advancing transportation technologies, addressing the volatility of the tax system, and protecting California’s role as a leader on environmental protection.

Steve Westly: Global Shift to Cleantech Has Already Happened

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Steve Westly

Former California State Controller and investor Steve Westly addressed the VerdeXchange 2018 Conference to illustrate how the new Internet of Things data-driven economy is evolving from the oil and auto industry economy, lifting innovation to irreversible heights around the globe. Westly explains how California is playing a crucial leadership role.

Jeff Morales Steps Down: CA High Speed Rail Leader Discusses Progress & Future

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After five years of leading the embattled authority in charge of implementing the California High Speed Rail project, Jeff Morales joins VX News for an exit interview to provide some insights on the future of the transformative rail network.

Fmr. Ambassador Emerson on German/U.S. Trade & Climate Leadership

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John Emerson

Following President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, VX News sat down with former U.S. Ambassador to Germany John Emerson to gather his opinions on this administration’s impact on trade and commerce, climate action, and political discourse in Europe.

Felicia Marcus on The Role of Water Data & California’s Conservation Efforts

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Felicia Marcus, Chair of CA Water Resources Control Board

Last month, the White House Council on Environmental Quality partnered with the California State Water Resources Control Board and other agencies to launch the California Water Data Challenge. State Water Board Chair Felicia Marcus joined VX News to discuss the importance of leverage publicly available data to support creative solutions to California’s water challenges.

Sen. Bob Wieckowski Successfully Integrating Climate Adaptation Into California Law and Planning

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California State Senator Bob Wieckoswki

California State Senator Wieckowski opines on his SB 246's work to improve statewide resiliency coordination, as well as other accomplishments as Chair of the Senate Environmental Quality Committee.

Overcoming Barriers to Success: State Air Resource Board Leaders & L.A. Clean Tech Entrepreneurs Look To Better Align

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Mary Nichols

At the recently officially opened La Kretz Innovation Center (the home of the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator), leaders from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) co-hosted a valuable roundtable discussion event focusing on how state policies are driving technological innovation in California.