World Health Organization Fact Sheet on Air Pollution Guidelines
California Air Resource Board 2018 Progress Report: California’s Sustainable Communities and Climate Protection Act
California Air Resources Board
CalFire Fire Hazard Severity Zones Maps
Makido, Y., Hellman, D., & Shandas, V. (2019). Nature-Based Designs to Mitigate Urban Heat: The Efficacy of Green Infrastructure Treatments in Portland, Oregon. Atmosphere, 10(5), 282.
Urban Heat Island Index for California
CalEPA Urban Heat Island Index
Jones, Christopher and Kammen, Daniel (2014). Spatial Distribution of U.S. Household Carbon Footprints Reveals Suburbanization Undermines Greenhouse Gas Benefits of Urban Population Density. Environmental Science & Technology 2014 48 (2), 895-902
Density & Emissions
Location Efficiency and Housing Type: Boiling it Down to BTUs
Transit-Oriented Development & Sustainability Outcomes
Why Creating and Preserving Affordable Homes Near Transit is a Highly Effective Climate Protection Strategy
Climate Protection Strategy
Cervero, R., & Sullivan, C. (2011). Green TODs: marrying transit-oriented development and green urbanism. International journal of sustainable development & world ecology, 18(3), 210-218.
Renne, J. L., & Ewing, R. (2013). Transit-oriented development: an examination of America’s transit precincts in 2000 & 2010. UNOTI Publications. Paper 17.
CalEnviroScreen 3.0 (Pollution Burden)
Neighborhood Level Data
California Environmental Protection Agency
The Housing + Transportation Affordability Index
Center for Neighborhood Technology Housing & Transportation Index
This document, the Claremont Sustainable City Plan, establishes a framework in which the Claremont community can achieve its vision of becoming a sustainable city.
Claremont Sustainable City Plan
Citizen’s Guide to LEED-ND
Smart Growth America empowers communities through technical assistance, advocacy and thought leadership to create livable places, healthy people, and shared prosperity.
CNU's mission is to champion walkable urbanism. We provide resources, education, and technical assistance to create socially just, economically robust, environmentally resilient, and people centered places.
Congress for New Urbanism
Managing growth, reducing traffic, creating sustainable development, and making smart transportation investments.
Congress for New Urbanism: Sustainability
The trend toward complete communities shapes the debate on sustainability and environmentalism, and vice-versa.