TITLE

THE VILLAGE GREEN Portland, Oregon

AUTHOR(S)
Barker, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Kiwi;Mar/Apr2008, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the revisions to the Global Warming Action Plan of Portland, Oregon for 2008. As reported, the revisions include a new goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions to ten percent below by 2010. To achieve this, the city is considering reducing the use of cars. Also noted is the city's area of green space and hiking and biking trails.
ACCESSION #
31523972

 

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