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Developing strategies to spur renewable energy and energy efficiency in California.
Advancing policy, economic, and technological solutions that support sustainable water systems and water use behavior in California.
Supporting the transition to electric-drive, alternative-fuel, and autonomous vehicles through innovative research and decision support.
Enhancing the role of information and communications technologies in the 21st century.
Supporting efforts to create environmentally sustainable and healthy communitiesThe Luskin Center’s Urban Greening Initiative has grown from its original focus on complete streets.
Strengthening state and local governments' capacity to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate change.

Alex Pham

Alex Pham has been a business journalist for more than 20 years, covering technology and entertainment for the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, USA Today, the Washington Post and her hometown paper, The Oregonian. She currently covers digital music for Billboard Magazine.

Alex is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University, where she studied international relations and economics and has a masters degree in public policy from the University of Texas at Austin. In 2009, she was named Entertainment Journalist of the Year by the Los Angeles Press Club.