Matt Petersen

City of Los Angeles

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President and CEO of the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) and former chief sustainability officer for the City of Los Angeles

Matt Petersen on KCRW

Imagine driving your car and you look over at the car next to you -- and there’s no driver at the wheel! It sounds like science fiction, but this is already becoming a reality.

Is driverless technology ready for the roads?

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Climate models show that LA will keep getting hotter. Mayor Garcetti wants to do something about it -- reduce our average temperature by 3 degrees over the next 20 years.

Mayor Garcetti aims to make LA 3 degrees cooler

Climate models show that LA will keep getting hotter. Mayor Garcetti wants to do something about it -- reduce our average temperature by 3 degrees over the next 20 years.

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Republican Mayor, Kevin Faulconer, calls it "the right thing to do." He persuaded conservative businesses it was in their interests.

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Republican Mayor, Kevin Faulconer, calls it "the right thing to do." He persuaded conservative businesses it was in their interests.

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