Publications

Is Support for Traditionally Designed Communities Growing? Evidence From Two National Surveys

Many voices within the planning community have called for replacement of the dominant model of suburban development with a more traditional style of development. Traditionally designed communities, featuring a mix of residential and commercial land uses and pedestrian connections between these uses, offer many potential environmental, social, and health benefits. Adoption of policies that encourage…
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Meeting Report: Assessing Public Attitudes about Climate Change, April 2008

4C and the National Ocean & Atmospheric Administration co-sponsored a dialogue among public opinion researchers and climate change communicators to informally assess the state of current knowledge about public and policymaker beliefs and attitudes about climate change, and recommendations for future research. Download Full Report Here  
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Are we ready?

With the National Association of City and County Health Officials and the Environmental Defense Fund, we conducted a national survey of local public health department directors to assess their perspectives about climate change. While almost 80% of public health department leaders believe that climate change will impact the health of people in their jurisdictions over…
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