Heavy hitters on climate change will converge on San Francisco next week, with Gov. Jerry Brown as host

By Julie Cart : calmatters – excerpt If Jerry Brown could write the script in which he exits the political stage while still in the spotlight, he could do no better than what’s teed-up for him next week: presiding over the Global Climate Action Summit with a few hundred of his closest fellow leaders in … More Heavy hitters on climate change will converge on San Francisco next week, with Gov. Jerry Brown as host

Autonomous vehicles in the spotlight – drivers and manufacturers on autopilot?

By Clyde and Co. LLP : lexology – excerpt   Significant developments on both sides of the Atlantic shine a light on developing regulatory issues for autonomous vehicles. The first notified insurance claim against a (semi) automated vehicle manufacturer has been brought in the US. Reports have also arrived from California indicating that drivers may … More Autonomous vehicles in the spotlight – drivers and manufacturers on autopilot?

Q&A Gabrief Metcalf: Is the housing crisis too big to solve?

By Richard Scheinin : santacruzsentinel – excerpt When Gabriel Metcalf suggested at a forum on affordable housing that cities should be penalized by the state for failing to build enough housing, he drew gasps from fellow panelists. It’s not that the other panelists disagreed with Metcalf, who as president and CEO of SPUR, is one … More Q&A Gabrief Metcalf: Is the housing crisis too big to solve?