climate change

Selling The Green Urban Advantage

Here's the condensed takeaway of this #CNU17 session: If CNU wants to have an impact on climate change, it needs to communicate with the public in something other than wonk-planner-insider speak. ... read more »

#cnu17 Lizz Plater-Zyberk on Coping With Climate Change

The climate change discussion always makes Lizz Plater-Zyberk think of two different aphorisms, she said Wednesday during the DPZ pre-Congress workshop on "Settlements for the 21st Century." ... read more »

Environmental-Minded Limits on Growth Can Actually Fuel Climate Change

In a recent article found in the San Francisco Chronicle, John King discusses the impact that global warming holds on the Bay Area. ... read more »

Write Your Senator Today on the Lieberman-Warner Bill!

As the senate continues debate on the Lieberman-Warner Bill today, please consider sending a message to your Senator in support of the bill, but also urge them to increase the proport ... read more »

Canons for Sustainable Architecture and Urbanism on line at cnu.org/canons

Elizabeth Moule, Stefanos Polyzoides and I presented a document at the Green Council that was intended to serve as a lesser companion to the Charter in the area of green urbanism and ... read more »

Going green? Debate shifting from what you drive to how much

The connections between transportation, energy, global warming, and neighborhoods continue to make inroads into national political discourse, even while the legislative debate on global warming continues to focus on cap-and-trade systems for industry and fuel efficiency standards for automobiles ... read more »

2030 Planning Challenge

I attended a speech last night by Edward Mazria, who's generated a whole lot of buzz within the architecture community with his 2030 Challenge: http://www.architecture2030.org/ ... read more »

How Urbanism Slows Global Warming

Sure, hybrid cars and other energy-efficient vehicles are part of the solution to global warming and oil dependency, but how much people drive is as important as what people drive. ... read more »