Urban Fold

Greenhouse Gases

Net deforestation continues, but at a slower rate as the world's largest ecological engineering project stretches for a planned 2,800 miles. It is hoped the new trees will halt the advance of the Gobi Desert.
Apr 29, 2015   Quartz
Greenhouse gas emissions in Fairbanks, Alaska are significantly higher than the national average, according to one report.
Oct 2, 2008   Anchorage Daily News
According to one study, cities are often wrongly blamed for 75 to 80% of greenhouse gas emissions; the figure is closer to 40%.
Oct 2, 2008   Terra Daily
One vocal San Francisco man has halted progress on the city's expansive bicycle master plan, claiming that the more space allotted to bicycles, the more traffic congestion -- and greenhouse gas emissions -- there will be.
Aug 22, 2008   The Wall Street Journal
A California bill that seeks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by controlling land use may be one of the most important land use bills in years, according to Bill Fulton. But if it passes, the progress it makes could be short lived.
Aug 20, 2008   California Planning and Development Report
<p>This article from <em>The Washington Post</em> looks at what local municipalities are doing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.</p>
May 6, 2008   The Washington Post
<p>Public officials and scientists are starting to say that adaptation to climate change is just as important as trying to stem climate change. One way to adapt is to embrace smart growth principles that reduce energy usage, according to this article.</p>
Apr 17, 2008   California Planning & Development Report
<p>Transportation planners and public officials have begun to consider ways to reconfigure cities and alter driving patterns in order to reduce vehicle miles traveled and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.</p>
Mar 3, 2008   InTransition Magazine