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Climate Change: a Consequence of Urbanization

Julia Kingsbury

 

Geographic focus: Canada / Ottawa


Date completed: 2002


Current research suggests that Canada will be severely affected by climate change in coming decades, Julia Kingsbury, a student from Ottawa, studied the role of public transportation  in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, a leading cause of global warming. She used GIS to create maps to help planners design public transportation systems in Ottawa. From the results of her research, she recommended creation of a metropolitan subway system.


Topics / keywords: Climate; Urbanization; Sustainability 


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