October 28, 2015, 8am PDT
As cities look to the Internet of Things to reimagine urban infrastructure, one hope is that real-time data collection will help increase energy efficiency at the regional level. Where do homes outfitted with a network of smart devices fit in?
October 23, 2015, 8am PDT
As California's drought drags on, the Delta—which provides water to much of the state—has come to symbolize the tension among water users with competing interests. But the strained resource has also prompted ambitious initiatives for sustainability.
June 5, 2015, 6am PDT
For Québec, climate action is a top priority that transcends party agendas—so the province is partnering with other sub-national entities to bypass national politics in building a cap-and-trade market.
June 3, 2015, 8am PDT
As General Manager of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Jeff Kightlinger is a veteran of the states' wet and dry cycles.
June 6, 2009, 1pm PDT
John DeCicco, senior fellow for automotive strategies at the Environmental Defense Fund, and author of the Green Book--a rating system for the environmental impact of cars--talks about the regulatory reforms necessary for the car industry.
March 10, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>The Southern California region is rich in renewable assets, so the LADWP is attempting to become the nationwide leader in developing and integrating wind power.</p>
March 4, 2008, 5am PST
<p>At a recent conference in Southern California, Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster argues for the federal government to stay out of the way of good work and to sponsor an "Apollo Project" for renewable energy.</p>
March 3, 2008, 6am PST
<p>John White, executive director of the Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technology (CEERT) describes the obstacles that must be overcome for states and municipalities to reach their renewable energy targets.</p>
February 3, 2008, 5am PST
<p>Sustainability is catching on in more cities than New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Ventura City Manager Rick Cole explains how his city's land use practice can impact California's climate change efforts.</p>
February 1, 2008, 6am PST
<p>Waterfree urinals are a sterling example of the benefits offered by new technology. Forged from a partnership between manufacturers and labor groups, waterfree urinals save 6 billion gallons of water a year from the Rose Bowl to the Taj Mahal.</p>
December 4, 2007, 9am PST
<p>As one of the most notorious polluters of greenhouse gas emissions, airplanes and airports are increasingly being called on to green their operations. This interview from <em>VerdeXchange News</em> looks at some efforts being made in Los Angeles.</p>
November 8, 2007, 9am PST
<p>Advances in reverse osmosis membrane technology are convincing more and more cities to invest in cleaning their own used water instead of piping it in from far-off reservoirs.</p>
May 22, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>New publication VerdeXchange offers an interview with Google's Director of Corporate Environmental Programs about the company's efforts to transform its campus into a greener workplace and the future model of corporate environmentalism.</p>