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Embracing Sustainability in Community Plans
Developer Herman + , Benjamin A. +
Implementation Phase Determine Baseline  + , Develop Goals  + , Prepare a Plan  +
Name Embracing Sustainability in Community Plans  +
OpenEI/CETSI/Availability Free; publicly available  +
OpenEI/CETSI/Highlights This article has a strong planning and land-use focus and provides a relatively short, informative introduction to sustainability and climate action planning within the broader context of community planning.  +
OpenEI/CETSI/Overview This article, originally published in the
This article, originally published in the American Planning Association's "Planning" magazine, provides high-level guidance to city and community planners on developing sustainability and climate action plans. The author presents some key factors to take into consideration when organizing and developing such plans at the community through the state level. The discussion also highlights the importance of baselines, benchmarks, and indicators in developing a target and tracking progress. Several cities and communities who have created notable sustainability plans are cited as case studies. General strategies and policies related to reducing emissions through transportation, renewable energy, energy efficiency, and land use measures are also discussed.
and land use measures are also discussed.  +
OpenEI/CETSI/PublicationDate April 1, 2010  +
OpenEI/PageKeyword Energy  +
ProgramResources Lessons learned/best practices  +
ProgramSector Energy  + , Land  +
Sector Greenhouse Gas + , Land Use + , People and Policy +
Website  +
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Categories CETSI Resources , Tools
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