Michail Fragkias, an associate professor in the Department of Economics, co-authored “Metropolitan planning organizations and climate change action.” The article is published the Urban Climate, Volume 25, September 2018. Co-author is Susan G. Mason, a professor emerita in the School of Public Service at Boise State University.
Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO) sit at a unique nexus of government arrangements and missions that could be effective for addressing issues of climate change. Using survey and secondary data this study investigates the potential of metropolitan planning organizations to play a formative role in climate change action and policy.
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