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Urban planning in time of climate change

A look at what planners might have to offer …

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 9:00 AM

 Dev Niyogi, Purdue University professor of agronomy and earth, atmospheric and planetary science and Indiana’s state climatologist, says it’s possible to design cities to reduce the effects of climate change. 725 more words

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Houston flooding is a perfect storm of climate change and bad urban planning

As we see more and more extreme weather events, how will planning plan a role in the response and mitigation? Here is a look at Houston, an American City notorious for little to no land use regulations. 344 more words

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Ocean Planning Is the Key to Unlock America’s New Blue Economy

Planning for the Ocean is not only smart, but a necessity. In South FL, you can never forget how dependent we are on the Ocean. We are as connected to the sea as anything; from the seafood we eat, to the cargo ships we watch sail into port as we lay next to the water. 207 more words

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We've been mayors of New York, Paris and Rio. We know climate action starts with cities

I don’t usually post the entire article, but this is a great read from The Guardian (May 5, 2016).

Climate change is real and now! 823 more words

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San Diego Pledges $130M to Fight Climate Change

All the individual pledges to “fight” or “stop” climate change. But, is it too late? Can we turn back the hands of time or do we just plan for the change? 730 more words

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Coastal planning - MI to launch marine spatial planning master's program for fall 2016

Trying to decide if I want to go that next step and get my PhD.

Came across an interesting degree, if anyone is looking.

First of its kind… 121 more words

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How Urban Parks Are Bringing Nature Close to Home

When I was in Seoul, I fell in love with the  “Chong-gye-cheon”. An elevated expressway, deconstructed and returned to a stream through the heart of the city. 293 more words

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