Embracing sustainability in community plans
This article, Embracing sustainability in community plans, 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.