Climate Policy for Cambridge

Urban regions like Cambridge are greener (5). We should allow more people to live here.
  1. NYTimes report on the effects of 1.5 and 2 degrees warming. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/10/07/climate/ipcc-report-half-degree.html
  2. Bloomberg articles on the rise of CO2 emissions https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-11/global-emissions-rose-the-most-in-7-years-bp-review-shows
  3. Citylab article on the temperature change of Cambridge https://www.citylab.com/environment/2014/07/how-much-hotter-will-your-city-be-in-the-future/375284/
  4. We know a lot about the effects of Climate Change from historical events that were very similar. The PETM is such an example. https://www.britannica.com/science/Paleocene-Eocene-Thermal-Maximum
  5. Map of Emissions from UC Berkeley. Zoom into the Cambridge Area. https://coolclimate.berkeley.edu/maps
  6. MAPC Brief, Next-Generation Roadmap Bill: What You Need to Know. https://www.mapc.org/planning101/climate-roadmap-bill-signed-into-law-heres-our-summary/

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