Net Economic Impacts of California’s Major Climate Programs in the Inland Empire
Following up on our San Joaquin Valley report, CLEE and our research partners have conducted the first comprehensive, academic study of the costs & benefits of climate policies in the Inland Empire.
How To Boost Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure – Report Release Event
Along with the Emmett Institute for Climate Change & the Environment at UCLA Law, we hosted a lunchtime forum to discuss policies options for EV infrastructure expansion with a keynote address by Energy Commissioner Janea Scott.
The Economic Impacts of California’s Major Climate Programs on the San Joaquin Valley
Amid concerns about the economic and employment impacts of California’s ambitious climate policies, CLEE and its research partners have conducted the first comprehensive, academic study of the costs & benefits of these policies on the San Joaquin Valley.
New “Climate Policy Solutions” Website Launch Webinar
We hosted a webinar to celebrate the launch of the law schools’ new climate policy website, which contains all the recommendations from our work since 2009.
Powering the Savings Webinar
Making existing buildings more energy efficient is one of the most cost-effective ways to reduce emissions and save building owners money. Yet California’s energy efficiency efforts to date have not kept pace with increasing demand.
Planting Fuels Webinar
Berkeley and UCLA Law released the report Planting Fuels: How California Can Boost Local, Low-Carbon Biofuel Production on December 2, 2015.
How to Boost a Market for Second-Life Electric Vehicles Batteries in California
This webinar features representatives from the CPUC and the Governor’s Office as they discuss Berkeley Law and UCLA Law’s report “Reuse and Repower: How to Save Money and Clean the Grid with Second-Life Electric Vehicle Batteries.”
Stopping High Speed Sprawl: A Fresno Lunch Presentation
A UCLA / UC Berkeley Law event on managing the economic and environmental impacts of high speed rail in the San Joaquin Valley, held on Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 in Fresno. Keynote Address by the Honorable Ashley Swearengin, Mayor of Fresno.
Saving Public Transit: Strategies for an Era of Shrinking Budgets Part I
Public transit in California and the nation—including the shuttles, buses, and passenger rail that serve our communities—has been battered by recession and dwindling public sector budgets.
Panel on “Improving Transit and Land Use,” moderated by Ethan Elkind, Bank of America Climate Policy Associate at the UC Berkeley / UCLA Schools of Law.
Encouraging Infill and Transit-Oriented Development
Mott Smith, Principal of Civic Enterprise Associates and member of the California Infill Builders Association, discusses the importance of neighborhood design around transit stations.
Meea Kang, President of the California Infill Builders Association and Principal at Domus Development discusses best practices for local governments and infill development.
Washington DC Policy Briefing on Electric Vehicles
Deploying Local Renewable Energy
Danny Kennedy, founder and CEO of Sungevity, discusses policies to encourage residential solar installations.
Residential Energy Upgrades
Cisco DeVries, President of Renewable Funding, highlights policies to promote energy efficiency upgrades for homes and businesses.
Judi Masuda, Transportation Demand Programs Manager at the City of Santa Monica, explains how technology can improve public transit.
Stuart Cohen, Executive Director of TransForm, promotes local government policies to improve public transit.
Financing and Improving Public Transit
Gloria Ohland, Policy and Communications Director for Move LA, describes innovative transit financing options .
Local, Clean & Green Conference
California’s cities and counties can grow local green jobs while promoting initiatives that save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The UC Berkeley and UCLA Schools of Law presented a free public conference at UC Berkeley, where some of the state’s top policy, business, and environmental leaders reported on promising ways to address climate change and clear the path to a local clean energy future. Videos available below:
- Planning Infill: How to Encourage Sustainable Land Use
- All Aboard: How to Finance Public Transit Improvements
- Keynote Address: Fran Pavley
- Local Saving Energy: Local Policies to Promote Energy Efficiency Retrofits
- Local Clean Energy: Siting Renewables in Our Backyard
Getting to 33%: Policies to Help California Meet the 2020 Renewable Portfolio Standard
This lunchtime presentation in Sacramento, California, on the future of renewable energy in California featured a keynote address by Ken Alex, Senior Advisor to Governor Brown and Director, Office of Planning and Research.
For more information about these workshops please contact Ethan Elkind at email@example.com