Climate Change

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The public had its first chance to weigh in on a draft climate plan released in January, sending signals about the political viability of climate change action in the state of Texas.
San Antonio Express-News
Yesterday
A member of Ottawa’s city council says transit commissioners should support women’s rights and believe that climate change is real.
Ottawa Citizen
February 13, 2019, 10am PST
Want to know what the weather will feel like after climate change takes hold? There might be a hotter and drier place already on the planet that can offer clues.
The Atlantic
February 12, 2019, 12pm PST
"Neighborhoods at Risk" offers new tools for illustrating the threats posed to communities by climate change.
Headwaters Economics
February 11, 2019, 6am PST
The Green New Deal is far from the law of the land, but if this nation were to adopt the legislative agenda proposed by congressional Democrats, it would (and should) have major implications for planning practice.
Slate
February 8, 2019, 12pm PST
With the Trump administration's abdication of its predecessor's position on fighting climate change, a void has been left in global climate change leadership. One expert believes that China may have already filled the leadership role.
PBS NewsHour
February 7, 2019, 8am PST
A new report says that the state is going to face huge challenges in building 3.5 million homes over the next seven years.
Los Angeles Times
February 7, 2019, 5am PST
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has followed the path laid by New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker in joining the U.S. Climate Alliance. All three are new Democratic governors replacing Republican predecessors.
InsideClimate News
February 1, 2019, 5am PST
The Onion's satirical news skills are put to use in canvassing public opinion about climate change.
The Onion
January 31, 2019, 6am PST
"It's all about cars and houses," according to the Boston Globe.
Th Boston Globe
January 29, 2019, 12pm PST
Pacific Gas and Electric has declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the face of "actual and potential" liability.
San Francisco Chronicle
January 28, 2019, 1pm PST
California's Low Carbon Fuel Standard, which requires fuel producers to reduce the carbon intensity of transportation fuels by at least 10 percent by 2020, has been opposed by corn ethanol producers and the oil industry since its inception in 2011.
Transport Topics
January 28, 2019, 9am PST
The city of San Antonio is working on a plan to reduce its reliance on carbon-emitting fuels.
San Antonio Express-News
January 21, 2019, 1pm PST
Feeling a little "tl;dr" about the "Urban Planning Trends to Watch in 2019" article published by Planetizen earlier this month?
Planetizen via YouTube
January 21, 2019, 5am PST
The new “Report on Effects of a Changing Climate to the Department of Defense” isn't the environmental win that it could be.
Vox
January 19, 2019, 11am PST
In an interview with Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, former Arizona Governor and former Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbit recommends new approaches to the challenges facing the Colorado River watershed.
Land Lines, Lincoln Institute Of Land Policy
January 15, 2019, 2pm PST
Putting a price on carbon emissions is widely viewed as an effective tool to reduce emissions. It can also be applied to help those who stand to lose the most from climate change, thus enabling a socially just transition to a low carbon economy.
World Resources Institute
January 15, 2019, 12pm PST
PG&E announced that it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, facing $30 billion in liability after two years of catastrophic wildfires in the state of California.
The Mercury News
Feature
January 14, 2019, 5am PST
A few ideas about what to watch in the world of planning in 2019. We only use the word Trump once.
James Brasuell
January 8, 2019, 8am PST
The Sustainable Low Carbon Transportation ( SLoCaT) Partnership recently released the "Transport and Climate Change Global Status Report," a resource to help raise ambition on climate sustainable transportation policy actions.
Transport and Climate Change Global Status Report