Greenhouse Gases

October 30, 2008, 12pm PDT
Recently approved legislation tying land use planning to greenhouse gas emissions is being sold as critically important by both detractors and supporters. But Bill Fulton argues that SB 375 provides only one step in an ongoing evolution.
California Planning & Development Report
October 6, 2008, 8am PDT
A new study finds that 65% of greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. are under the direct or indirect control of individuals. However, many of those habits are difficult to change given land uses.
The Wall St. Journal
October 2, 2008, 12pm PDT
Greenhouse gas emissions in Fairbanks, Alaska are significantly higher than the national average, according to one report.
Anchorage Daily News
October 2, 2008, 5am PDT
According to one study, cities are often wrongly blamed for 75 to 80% of greenhouse gas emissions; the figure is closer to 40%.
Terra Daily
August 22, 2008, 6am PDT
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.
The Wall Street Journal
August 20, 2008, 9am PDT
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.
California Planning and Development Report
May 6, 2008, 8am PDT
<p>This article from <em>The Washington Post</em> looks at what local municipalities are doing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.</p>
The Washington Post
April 17, 2008, 2pm PDT
<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>
California Planning & Development Report
March 3, 2008, 8am PST
<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>
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