Eric Garcetti

LA City Mandates New Water Restrictions—Moving from Three Days to Two.

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VX News excerpts City of LA Mayor Eric Garcetti, LADWP General Manager Martin Adams, District 11 City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell, on why LADWP customers can limit watering to twice a week, instead of just once, and other measures LADWP and the City of LA is taking to incentivize conversation and water efficiency.

Los Angeles and London Are ‘Stealing’ From Each Other to Help Tackle the Climate Crisis—Remarks from Mayors Garcetti and Khan

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan joined Mayor Eric Garcetti at the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) to check out technology and innovation that both cities are using to fight the climate emergency.

LA Mayor Garcetti and UK Consul General Cloke on the Value of FDI & Growth of a Sports Economy

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Last month, the World Trade Center Los Angeles and the LA County Economic Development Corporation hosted its 6th annual Select LA Investment Summit to provide international and local business leaders with insights into the region’s investment ecosystem and opportunities for foreign direct investment (FDI). VX News shares these opening remarks by LA Mayor Eric Garcetti and British Consul General in Los Angeles, Emily Cloke, who elaborate on the strategic advant

Mayor Eric Garcetti State of the City 2021: LA to have 100% Carbon-Free Grid by 2035

Eric Garcetti

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.

Japan & SoCalGas: Harnessing Hydrogen & the Olympic Spirit for a Clean Energy Future

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Maryam Brown

VX News excerpts Akira Muto, the Consul General of Japan in Los Angeles, Maryam Brown, President of SoCalGas, and LA Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Hydrogen Energy Ministerial Meeting remarks reflecting on the partnerships—and Olympic spirit—powering the global pursuit of hydrogen technology solutions for a clean energy future.

VX2019: LA Mayor Garcetti, DiCaprio CEO Tamminen & SMMC ED Edmiston on "Rebuilding Right"

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Eric Garcetti

VX2019 convened regional leaders on climate change, environmental protection, and sustainable development to discuss how communities can rebuild after disasters.

Mayor Garcetti Intro of Al Gore’s Milken Global Conference Sustainability Revolution Remarks

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Mayor Eric Garcetti

At the Milken Global Conference 2018, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti introduced former Vice President Al Gore to present on “The Sustainability Revolution: Seizing the Investment Opportunity of Our Generation.”

VX Hosts Ontario Premier Wynne in Discussion with California Climate & Energy Leaders

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Kathleen Wynne

On November 3, VerdeXchange Institute co-hosted Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, welcoming her to LACI's La Kretz Innovation Campus for a conversation with CARB's Mayor Nichols and former California ISO Chair Bob Foster, moderated by Waterloo Innovation Summit Chair David Fransen. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti opened the program. Here, VX News presents edited excerpts from the conversation.

China & US City Leaders Sign Historic Bilateral Climate Declaration in LA

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Mayor Eric Garcetti

Mayor Eric Garcetti and Governor Jerry Brown welcomed mayors and governors from across China and the United States to Los Angeles in September to sign the US-China Climate Leaders Declaration. The document focuses on the role of sub-national governments in setting ambitious climate-change goals and then meeting those targets. Here, VX News presents edited excerpts from a press event at the US-China Climate Leaders Summit, featuring a collection of US mayors and Governor Brown.