Is it too soon to say “We told you so, dummies?”
Those who are Californians should be extremely concerned at the total reorientation of land, water, transportation, fish and wildlife, health and other laws around climate change and agenda 21.
Climate Plan SB375
SB 375 (the Sustainable Communities and Climate Protection Act of 2008)
Transform’s SB375 Fact Sheet
SCAG Californias Sustainable Communities and Climate
Protection Act (SB 375) Fact sheet
AB 32 (the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006).
The Opportunity of the Environmental Goals and Policy Report and AB 857: A State Vision of Sustainabile Development
SB 732 Strategic Growth Council http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/07-08/bill/sen/sb_0701-0750/sb_732_bill_20080930_chaptered.pdf
CA Health in All Policies Task Force
Water Plan Framework for Integrated Water Management and Sustainability
California Department of Water Resources
Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM)
Climate Change Document Clearinghouse
DFG California Essential Habitat Connectivity Project: A Strategy for Conserving a Connected California
CALTrans “Regional Blueprints” 2010
Climate Change, Land Use, And Infrastructure Web Portal
CARB directed the Metropolitan Planning Organization [urban areas primarily http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metropolitan_Planning_Organization] for each region to develop a “Sustainable Communities Strategy” (SCS) that integrates transportation, land-use and housing policies to plan for achievement of the emissions target for their region.
California Dept. of Conservation California Sustainable Communities - Emerald Cities Pilot Projects;
The growth of state bureaucracy, unelected regional councils and choking regulation is the result of adhering to a global agenda “implemented locally.” The expense of all this is astounding in a time of budget austerity. Further, it restricts commerce and destroys property rights which affects tax revenue. In turn, the state looks increasingly to the victimized business or property owner to pay for the increased costs of beauraucracy - driving small businesses to the ground.