Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas

Endnotes: How Do We Make Sustainable Cities Sustainable Policies?

Below are the endnotes from “How Do We Make Sustainable Cities Sustainable Policies?” by Hannah Thonet (Winter 2014 AQ.)

  1. “C40 Cities,” C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group. <www.c40cities.org/c40cities> (accessed November 1, 2013).
  2. Alana Miller, editor. The Future of PlaNYC: Innovations in Sustainability, (graduate capstone report, Columbia University, Spring 2013), 10.
  3. World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED). Our common future. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987) p. 43.
  4. Ibid.
  5. Eric Jaffe, “Why Are People Rioting Over Bogotá’s Public Transit System?,” The Atlantic Cities, March 20, 2012, (www.theatlanticcities.com/commute/2012/03/why-are-people-rioting-over-bogotas-public-transit-system/1537.)
  6. Ibid.
  7. Kay Mitchell, “Portland Mayor-elect Announces Bureau Changes, Council Duties,” The Oregonian – OregonLive.com, December 16, 2008. (www.oregonlive.com/news/index.ssf/2008/12/portland_mayorelect_announces.html.)
  8. Susan Anderson (Director, Portland Bureau of Planning & Sustainability) in phone interview with Hannah Thonet, November 21, 2013.
  9. Brad Schmidt, “Sen. Jackie Dingfelder resigning from Oregon Senate to join Mayor Charlie Hales’ staff,” The Oregonian – OregonLive.com, October 16, 2013. (www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2013/10/sen_jackie_dingfelder_resignin.html)
  10. “Mayor’s Priorities,” The City of Portland, Oregon. <www.portlandoregon.gov/mayor/60974)> (accessed November 19, 2013).
  11. The New York City Council, “Local Law 17,” City of New York, May 6, 2008. <legistar.council.nyc.gov/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=446181&GUID=D94C5227-81E3-44C5-8386-DBE4B23A6E79&Options=ID|Text|&Search=planyc> (accessed January 16, 2014).
  12. The New York City Council, “Local Law 84,” City of New York, October 2, 2013. <legistar.council.nyc.gov/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=1449735&GUID=0D3F3303-FFBD-4FB7-BACC-4A5D5C483E88&Options=ID%7cText%7c&Search=resiliency> (accessed January 16, 2014).
  13. “GCTF Enacted Proposals,” PlaNYC: Green Buildings & Energy Efficiency. <http://www.nyc.gov/html/gbee/html/codes/enacted.shtml> (accessed November 19, 2013).
  14. “The Process Behind NYC: How the City of New York Developed Its Comprehensive Long-Term Sustainability Plan,” ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA, April 2010.  <nytelecom.vo.llnwd.net/o15/agencies/planyc2030/pdf/iclei_planyc_case_study_201004.pdf> (accessed January 16, 2014).
  15. City of Philadelphia. Mayor’s Office of Sustainability. Greenworks Philadelphia.
  16. Alex Dews (Policy and Program Manager, Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of Sustainability) in phone interview with Alana Miller, February 25, 2013.
  17. Ibid.
  18. Aaron Koch (Deputy Commissioner for Sustainability, City of Chicago Department of Water Management) in phone interview with Max Litt.
  19. Jean Chemnick, “Greenwire: Emanuel’s sustainability push gets high marks with Chicago greens,” Environmental Law & Policy Center, September 12, 2012. http://elpc.org/2012/09/13/greenwire-emanuels-sustainability-push-gets-high-marks-with-chicago-greens.
  20. Aaron Koch (Deputy Commissioner for Sustainability, City of Chicago Department of Water Management) in phone interview with Max Litt.
  21. Jean Chemnick, “Greenwire: Emanuel’s sustainability push gets high marks with Chicago greens,” Environmental Law & Policy Center, September 12, 2012. <elpc.org/2012/09/13/greenwire-emanuels-sustainability-push-gets-high-marks-with-chicago-greens> (accessed January 16, 2014).
  22. Ibid.
  23. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, “Executive Directive No. 10,” City of Los Angeles, July 18, 2007, <http://ens.lacity.org/mayor/villaraigosa/mayorvillaraigosa331283124_07182007.pdf>
  24. Beth Jines (Director of Strategic Initiatives, City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power), in phone interview with Max Litt, March 6, 2013.
  25. Ibid.
  26. Ibid.
  27. LAmayor.org, Greenhouse Gas Emissions from City Operations, <www.lamayor.org/greenhouse_gas_emissions_from_city_operations> (accessed January 16, 2014).
  28. Mayor Eric Garcetti, “Executive Directive No. 1,” City of Los Angeles, October 10, 2013, <http://www.lacity.org/stellent/groups/Lacity/@lacity/documents/Contributor_Web_Content/LACITYP_027271.pdf> (accessed January 16, 2014).
  29. Russell Unger (Executive Director, Urban Green Council) in telephone interview with Hannah Thonet, November 21, 2013.
  30. Susan Anderson (Director, Portland Bureau of Planning & Sustainability) in phone interview with Hannah Thonet, November 21, 2013.