APA Planners Energy and Climate Database
The database provides examples of communities that have taken steps to integrate energy and climate change issues into planning, states that have addressed climate change issues in plans or policies, and other relevant documents to help planners understand and address energy and climate change.
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Executive Summary –
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Climate Change and Energy Quick Notes
APA, PAS Quick Notes No. 13, 2008
Planning and Zoning for Renewable Energy
Online resources and bibliography of relevant zoning codes nationally. APA, PAS Essential Info Packet, 2008)
APA Climate Change Reader
Provides members of APA with perspectives on how climate change dovetails with traditional planning topics such as transportation and land use. It also offers examples and tools planners can use to bring climate change and clean energy strategies to the forefront in their communities.
APA Oregon Climate Action Planning
Website for the APA Oregon Climate Action Planning
The Environmental Protection Agency’s website on climate change and climate science.
FHWA Order 5520, Transportation System Preparedness and Resilience to Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events (December 15, 2014)
FHWA Order 5520 was signed on December 15, 2014 and states that it is FHWA policy to integrate consideration of climate and extreme weather risks into its planning, operations, policies and programs. This new Order formalizes FHWA’s commitment to this issue, guides the agencies’ implementation of relevant MAP-21 provisions and recent Executive Orders, and identifies how the agency intends to continue to lead the transportation industry in making the nation’s highways more resilient.