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The City and the Coming Climate: Climate Change in the Places We Live
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-11-07)
Associate Professor of City and Regional Planning, Brian Stone discusses his new book, The City and the Coming Climate: Climate Change in the Places We Live. This book is the first to explore the dramatic amplification ...
Confronting An Uncertain Future: Planning in the Era of Climate Change and Other Global Crises
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-08-30)
We are living in an age of uncertainty that is unique at several levels. The current economic downturn precipitated by the U.S. subprime mortgage debacle, the potential for catastrophic climate change, the two wars in ...
Urban Form and Greenhouse Gases: Calculating the Carbon Cost of Suburban Sprawl
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-01-27)
William J. Drummond is an associate professor of city and regional planning and associate director of the Center for Geographic Information Systems. His research areas include geographic information systems with particular ...
Resilient Cities and Green Urbanism : Setting the New Planning Agenda
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-01-23)
Peter Newman is a renowned Australian academic and planner who invented the term ‘automobile dependence’ to describe how we have created cities where we have to drive everywhere. For 30 years since he attended ...
Planning for Disaster: Peru's Rio Santa Valley and Accelerating Climate Change
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-11-20)
The talk first addressed competing uses of water and the likely impacts on these uses as water in the Rio Santa becomes scarcer due to glacial retreat. It then outlined possible steps for building a coordinated effort to ...