David Freeman

Deputy Mayor, City of Los Angeles

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Deputy Mayor of the City of Los Angeles and Interim General Manager of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and author of Winning Our Energy Independence; President of the Port of Los Angeles Harbor Commission, he formerly held energy-policy positions at the New York Power Authority and Tennessee Valley Authority, as well as several positions in the State of California

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Reports from  Copenhagen  are not optimistic about reaching important agreement on climate change.  The US is taking heat for refusing to budge on greenhouse gas reductions the rest of…

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