Growing Cooler: Urbanism and Climate Change

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Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change

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Editor’s note: Today we are very pleased to begin a five-part series of excerpts from Peter Calthorpe’s book, “Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change.” Keep reading this week and next to learn how you can win a copy of the book from Island Press. I take as a given that climate change is an […]

Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change: Urbanism Expanded

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Editor’s note: This week, we continue our 5-part series of excerpts from Peter Calthorpe’s book, “Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change.” This is installment number three. Thanks to Island Press, a few lucky Streetsblog readers will be selected to receive a free copy of the book. To enter the contest, fill out this form. […]

A Special TransForum with Peter Calthorpe

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From TransForm: World-renowned urban planner Peter Calthorpe will discuss his new book, Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change, which shows how combining more compact patterns of growth with conservation and new technology can achieve not only needed reductions in carbon emissions but achieve many other critical economic and lifestyle benefits. Peter will sign books at the end […]

Achieving a Jobs/Housing Balance

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From SPUR: The Bay Area is unprepared for the immense growth expected in the next 30 years due to a major imbalance between housing and jobs. Hitting a housing target of 770,000 new homes would balance the region’s housing and jobs, but missing the target will push workforce housing farther out to the regional edge […]