Guess What? Those “Green” Municipal Land-Use Regulations Have no Effect on Climate Change brings us the dispatch that those touted municipal regulation imposed to reduce “Greenhouse emissions” aren’t working. Nate Berg, The Climate Plans Aren’t Helping Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, March 8, 2012, click here.

“[A]s it turns out, climate plans aren’t really doing all that much to bring greenhouse gas emissions down. A new study in the Journal of Urban Economics looked at the climate plans and greenhouse gas emission reductions of cities in California to find that there doesn’t seem to be any causal connection between greenhouse gas reductions and climate action plans.”

For the abstract of the Journal of Urban Economics article, click here.