Global Warming

An overview of how Los Angeles County’s Department of Parks and Recreation is creating projects that tackle the effects of climate change, by planner Clement Lau.
Aug 1, 2014   UrbDeZine
Add this one to the "This is how they spend my tax dollars?!" file. Scott Huler exposes a ploy by legislators from 20 coastal North Carolina counties to outlaw effectively measuring and predicting the potential rise in sea level.
Jun 4, 2012   Scientific American Plugged In Blog
No, this is not a headline out of <em>The Onion</em>. Apparently, leaders at last weekend's G8 Summit agreed to “the biggest step in years in tackling climate change,” as reported by Geoffrey Lean.
May 23, 2012   Grist
A newly released report by the International Energy Agency hands out dismal grades to the nations of the world for their efforts in developing clean energy technologies. Brad Plumer shares the results.
Apr 30, 2012   The Washington Post
Kaid Benfield highlights nine low-tech steps that he recommends can help communities prepare for the coming changes in global climate.
Mar 29, 2012   Switchboard
<em>ScienceDaily</em> reports on a new study by researchers from Princeton University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology which shows that what used to be considered a 'Storm of the Century' may soon become a 'Storm of the Decade.'
Feb 29, 2012   ScienceDaily
A new study produced by an international team of scientists focuses on efforts to reduce the production of two shorter-term pollutants, rather than carbon dioxide, that drive climate change.
Jan 16, 2012   The Washington Post
The deeper our sense of community, the better positioned we are to take on change, says Scott Doyon, but the leisurely lull of the suburbs may have killed our ability to work together.
Dec 7, 2011   PlaceShakers
A recent study published by researchers at Stanford University shows how the heat island effect has little bearing on global warming and how painting roofs white actually may increase temperatures, writes David Malakoff for The Guardian.
Nov 3, 2011   The Guardian
Climate scientists have warned Chicago's planners that the City will be significantly warmer and wetter by the end of theentury. And from street trees to building standards, that message is infiltrating Chicago's planning and design.
May 23, 2011   A City Prepares for a Warm Long-Term Forecast
What cities are best prepared for climate change, and which will falter? Josh Stephens reviews <em>Climatopolis: How Our Cities Will Thrive in a Hotter Future</em> by Matthew Kahn. Exclusive
Apr 7, 2011  By Josh Stephens