Publication Library

Publication Library

Sustainable Prosperity: Decreasing Household Expenses and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

by CNT, Steve Perkins, Ph.D., and Joe Grant
December, 2008

This policy paper makes the case for mandating the inclusion of expense reduction and sustainable living education into a range of federal initiatives, and concludes with recommendations to enhance pending green initiatives by linking them to financial education programming focused...Read more

 

Housing + Transportation Affordability In the San Antonio Metropolitan Region

by CNT
December, 2008

As San Antonio continues to grow, it has the opportunity to develop in such a way that residents can reduce the environmental impacts of travel, while also reducing household transportation costs. This report provides information on the combined housing and...Read more

 

Build for America: A Five-Point Plan to get our Economy Moving

by T4
October, 2008

Our economy is over a barrel, literally and figuratively. Americans are being hammered at every turn. Falling home values, rising gas prices, and Wall Street bailouts with fallout on Main Street. Hanging over it all is a sense that we...Read more

Downloadable PDF:
PDF icon CNT_BuildforAmerica.pdf

 

Chicago’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions: An Inventory, Forecast and Mitigation Analysis for Chicago and the Metropolitan Region

by CNT
September, 2008

This research was part of a broader effort by the City of Chicago to determine the local ramifications of climate change, for its citizens and for City operations. In addition to CNT’s work on emissions and mitigation strategies, the City...Read more

 

Reconnecting Fort Wayne: Green Infrastructure

by CNT
August, 2008

The City of Fort Wayne has chosen to use several simultaneous challenges related to its water resources as an opportunity to explore sustainable solutions. CNT was retained to seek hidden assets in the urban neighborhoods and identify ways in which...Read more

 

Testimony on the Green Resources for Energy Efficient Neighborhoods Act of 2008

by Scott Bernstein, CNT
June, 2008

CNT President, Scott Bernstein’s, testimony on the proposed bill HR6078, the Green Resources for Energy Efficient Neighborhoods Act of 2008 (GREEN Act).Read more

Downloadable PDF:
PDF icon CNT_Bernstein061108.pdf

 

Reconnecting Fort Wayne: System Reliability and Energy Efficiency Benchmarking

by CNT
June, 2008

Establishing measurable goals for the City of Ft. Wayne’s energy service is a critical step towards defining a sustainable energy plan. In order to establish realistic and achievable goals, this report sought to define indicators and identify performance standards that...Read more

 

Reconnecting Fort Wayne: Transportation Funding

by CNT
May, 2008

Transportation is key to Fort Wayne’s future. CNT was asked by the City of Fort Wayne to analyze how and where transportation expenditures are being made and to make recommendations to move Fort Wayne toward a more sustainable and equitable...Read more

 

Reconnecting Fort Wayne: Land Use and Zoning

by CNT
April, 2008

Local governments manage their growth and boundaries by very distinct land use controls determining both where and how they grow. The most common tools used by municipalities are comprehensive plans, zoning ordinances, subdivision ordinances, and building and sanitation codes.Read more

Downloadable PDF:
PDF icon CNT_ReconnectingFWLandUse.pdf

 

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