by Josh Stephens on Apr 8, 2023
Climate Change, Infrastructure
A new book accounts for ways major infrastructure projects bust their budgets and make mincemeat of their schedules; another predicts demographic upheaval due to climate change.
by William Fulton on Dec 30, 2022
CEQA, Climate Change, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, VMT
State's 2045 goals could also upend CEQA practice and do away with thresholds.
by Josh Stephens on Jul 12, 2022
Budget, Climate Change, Housing, Transportation
But small housing amount disappoints advocates.
by Josh Stephens on Apr 11, 2022
CEQA, Climate Change, Housing, OPR, Sea Level Rise
State guidance is forthcoming, but some jurisdictions are out ahead of the curve.
by Josh Stephens on Sep 2, 2019
Maybe if we made our neighborhoods more walkable and livable, we wouldn't want to increase our carbon footprint by flying to Europe all the time. >>read more
by Josh Stephens on Oct 15, 2017
Blade Runner, Climate Change, Los Angeles
Blade Runner created a dystopic vision of Los Angeles that remains as culturally potent today — if not more so — than it was when it came out in 35 years ago. >>read more
by William Fulton on Jul 22, 2017
CEQA, Climate Change, SANDAG, SB 375, Sustainable Communities Strategies
The environmental review law often runs along a completely separate track from planning and policy processes -- thus causing a lot of confusion. >>read more
by William Fulton on Oct 24, 2016
Climate Change, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Medical Marijuana, Pasadena, SB 743
The annual state planners' conference -- being held right now in Pasadena -- appears to be bigger than ever. >>read more
by William Fulton on Sep 11, 2016
AB 32, cap-and-trade, climate change, SB 375, sustainable communities strategies
Burden to hit 2030 target will fall especially hard on MPOs if cap-and-trade program goes away. >>read more
by Josh Stephens on Jul 11, 2016
Climate Change, Green Jobs, Tom Steyer
Union leaders don't see that a green economy is much better for their unions than a pipeline. >>read more