Greenhouse Gases

Despite a veto by Governor Jerry Brown, California’s Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins should keep trying to pass legislation to encourage preservation, says Bay area preservation architect Jerri Holan.
Oct 24, 2014   UrbDeZine
Stockholm's congestion charge is not only reducing traffic and greenhouse gas emissions, it's also increasing sales of alternative fuel vehicles.
Sep 30, 2009   The New York Times
Different cities have different levels of greenhouse gas emissions. A new study looks at how they are different and why.
Sep 30, 2009   The Economist
Peak oil will happen at least 10 years earlier than most governments are expecting, and an oil crunch will occur in the next 5 years, says Dr Fatih Birol, chief economist at the International Energy Agency.
Aug 4, 2009   The Independent (UK)
California's SB 375 attempts to require cities to develop in a way that reduces greenhouse gas emissions. But some cities say the new law is misguided, and the state should focus on zero-emission vehicles instead.
May 29, 2009   California Planning & Development Report
Let me start with a disclaimer: I am not a transportation planner. At the points where transportation planning shares borders with engineering, I tend to zone out and start doodling in the margins. I do, however, have a lifelong interest in transportation, which is why I share the excitement of some of my more transportation-focused colleagues about potential changes in how California measures transportation impacts of projects. Opinion
Mar 28, 2009   By Lisa Feldstein
This piece from the New York Times looks at a program in Italy the encourages children to walk to school.
Mar 27, 2009   The New York Times
While the California Air Resources Board is proceeding with implementation of laws to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, highway planners are considering projects to accommodate more cars. Bill Fulton comments.
Nov 20, 2008   California Planning & Development Report
Recently approved legislation tying land use planning to greenhouse gas emissions is being sold as critically important by both detractors and supporters. But Bill Fulton argues that SB 375 provides only one step in an ongoing evolution.
Oct 30, 2008   California Planning & Development Report
A new study finds that 65% of greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. are under the direct or indirect control of individuals. However, many of those habits are difficult to change given land uses.
Oct 6, 2008   The Wall St. Journal
Greenhouse gas emissions in Fairbanks, Alaska are significantly higher than the national average, according to one report.
Oct 2, 2008   Anchorage Daily News