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Climate Action Plans

April 28, 2020, 7am PDT
The planning legacy of Hurricane Harvey is becoming more clear in Houston, after the city released its first-ever Houston Climate Action Plan, just months after releasing the Resilient Houston plan.
Houston Chronicle
April 13, 2020, 11am PDT
Lawmakers in Washington state fell short of passing comprehensive legislation this year to meet long-term goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Crosscut
December 13, 2019, 1pm PST
Cedar Rapids is prioritizing achievable actions with the new iGreenCR Action Plan.
The Gazette (Cedar Rapids)
May 17, 2019, 8am PDT
We really didn't see this one coming.
The Onion
May 1, 2019, 8am PDT
It's not the same as requiring that all new development have charging facilities and parking spots for electric vehicles, but it's close.
The Urbanist
April 26, 2019, 10am PDT
Four months after formally recognizing climate change as an emergency, the Vancouver City Council considers six large-scale changes to dramatically reduce city-wide carbon emissions.
Vancouver Sun
March 22, 2019, 9am PDT
In addition to replacing parking minimums with parking maximums of one space per unit in transit corridors, the city council went a step further by requiring unbundling, that is, requiring separate payment for parking from the housing.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
February 24, 2019, 11am PST
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan proposed new electric vehicle parking requirements in the recent State of the City address, but the proposal is in keeping with the Seattle Climate Action Plan released in April 2018.
Smart Cities Dive