Can Land Use Planning Save The World?

<p>At their annual conference, California's planners are obsessed with global warming.</p>
October 3, 2007, 10am PDT | Nate Berg
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"Forget about floor-area ratios, design review standards and conditional use permits. These people think land use planning can save the world."

"At least that's the way it seems at the California Chapter, American Planning Association's annual conference in San Jose. Every session - heck, every conversation in the hallway - seems to touch on global warming. Monday's sessions specifically on AB 32 (the greenhouse gas law) and climate change were overflowing. Even sessions on dense subjects such as indirect source review were well-attended."

Thanks to Bill Fulton

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Published on Tuesday, October 2, 2007 in California Planning & Development Report
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