The resources in this database provide legal mechanisms, innovative policies, and best practices that planners can use to help their communities adapt to climate change, protect green infrastructure, and carry out sustainable land and water use practices.
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In Search of the Good Life: Taking a Snapshot of Built Environment Sustainability in BCReal Estate Foundation British Columbia
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You can’t change what you can’t measure. In Search of the Good Life introduces seven ambitious goals, 13 desired impacts, and 10 impact measures to assess the sustainability of BC’s built environments. A community’s built environment includes housing, buildings, energy, transportation systems, and the land use planning that ties each of these things together. Sustainable built environments balance human needs with the carrying capacity of our environment.
- Climate Change
- Green Infrastructure
- Biodiversity Conservation Plan
- Climate Change Adaptation Plan
- Environmental Impact Assessment
- Sustainability Plan
- Background Information
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