TITLE

VIEWPOINT

AUTHOR(S)
Topping, Ken
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Planning;May2005, Vol. 71 Issue 5, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the author's view regarding the role of community planners in the prevention of global warming. Recognition of a more gradual form of global warming as a reality by most climate scientists; Responsibility of planners to attempt to control the factors within their reach that contributes to global warming; Need for the professional association to pay more attention to techniques that contribute to reducing global warming.
ACCESSION #
17862088

 

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