​Intergenerational Equity?

​​Intergenerational Equity?

Adelaide Chen April 2012

Climate Expert Tells Planners a Warmer Earth Will Impact Descendents

A climate expert this week urged the nation’s urban and regional planners to help slow global warming, as the levels of greenhouse gas emissions continue to trend upward. Dr. Andrew Weaver, a lead author of a United Nations report on climate change, addressed several thousand members of the American Planning Association in his opening keynote speech on Sunday at the organization’s national conference in Los Angeles. “It is so important that planning organizations in America and elsewhere in the world get engaged,” said the University of Victoria professor to the audience, “because you are setting the infrastructure and policies in place for the generations of tomorrow.”

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