Climate Change Stumps California Planners

Although climate change is a predominant issue for California's land use planners, they concede they are just making up new practices and lack the tools they really need. Paul Shigley reports from the CAL APA Conference.
September 22, 2009, 12pm PDT | Paul Shigley
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Some of the problems planners face stem from the California Environmental Quality Act, a four-decades-old law that may not be climate-friendly. Some of the problems stem from long-established local policies that demand more and wider roads above all else. But some of the problems also stem from a basic lack of knowledge, writes Shigley.

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Published on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 in California Planning & Development Report
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