Notes on Energy Policy
-They cannot set their own prices and must submit a rate case to the board of public utility.
-They must extend their electric power lines to everywhere in the nation.
-They must reveal their plans to the public. Th
Online Lecture: Urban Resilience To Extremes: Sustainability Research Network
-The Challenge: Urban and climate change are on collision course infrastructure is the
-Response by network of diverse cities is that framework equals the sum of ec
The Ecological Footprint
An ecological footprint is the amount of land and resources to sustain your lifestyle and emit the
carbon you produce. My situation as I answer the quiz questions is that I currently live at home with my
family, making the total h
Climate Change Adaption and Mitigation Online Lecture:
Mitigation- Addresses the core cause of human induced climate change within cities in the
following sections: national policy frameworks, role of urban planning, smart growth, new
The Urban Revolution- the process by which small, kin-based, nonliterate agricultural villages were transformed
into large, socially complex, urban societies. [ Small villages transformed into large urban societies]
Human Environmental Dynamics- En
Mexico City Lecture:
Introduction on the megacities of the developing world
- Ten million or more people are poor and face infrastructure challenges which include
transportation, housing, and water.
-The Great Urban Experiment: more than half of the earth
Energy Policy Terms
-Federal Electricity Reliability Corporation [FERC] : monitors dams and gives licenses for
creation of dams.
-NRC: Regulate Nuclear Reactor and give pre- approval for all and consists of five main CEOs
and considered an agency stakehol