Thursday, January 10, 2019

Questions for January's Book Club Contest: "Designing Climate Solutions: A Policy Guide for Low-Carbon Energy"

For the January 2019 Book Club selection, TransportiCA has chosen Designing Climate Solutions: A Policy Guide for Low-Carbon Energy (Island Press), by Hal Harvey, Robbie Orvis, and Jeffrey Rissman.

Published in November, Designing Climate Solutions, provides the latest policies and research for reducing the nation’s carbon impact, in a manageable, yet thorough publication, for many types of readers - policy makers, students, professionals, and others.

With every month's selection, TransportiCA provides three questions, and if you send us all three correct responses by the end of the month, and your name is drawn, you will win a copy of the book.

The contest questions for Designing Climate Solutions are:
1) Harvey founded what international foundations?
2) Orvis is also a contributor to what plan, a project of the Power Sector Transformation program?
3) Rissman led development of what computer model, quantifying cost and emissions impacts of various policy combinations?

Thank you for your interest in the Book Club, and best of luck with the contest!


No purchase is necessary, as questions are not taken directly from the publication, but from respective technical information, publicity, and/or the author's professional lives.  To send in your response, submit via TransportiCA's "Contact Form" on the front-page (bottom left), sending your name, email address and answers.  The deadline for submission is 23:59, Thursday, 31 January 2019.

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Questions for December's Book Club Contest: "People Cities: The Life and Legacy of Jan Gehl"

For the December 2018 Book Club selection, TransportiCA has chosen People Cities: The Life and Legacy of Jan Gehl (Island Press), by Dr. Annie Matan and Prof. Peter Newman, AO.

Published in November 2016, People Cities marries a biography, technical manual, and academic publication, focusing incredibly on the “designer,” and the views and traits embodying Gehl’s transformational approach

With every month's selection, TransportiCA provides three questions, and if you send us all three correct responses by the end of the month, and your name is drawn, you will win a copy of the book.

The contest questions for Dr. Matan and Prof. Newman are:
1) Dr. Matan is a lecturer and researcher at what internationally renowned institute?
2) What international mobility conference (to be held in 2019 in Rotterdam) is considered a major legacy of Jan Gehl's?
3) Prof. Newman was awarded what major national honour, for his work to saving and rebuilding Perth's rail system?

Thank you for your interest in the Book Club, and best of luck with the contest!


No purchase is necessary, as questions are not taken directly from the publication, but from respective technical information, publicity, and/or the author's professional lives.  To send in your response, submit via TransportiCA's "Contact Form" on the front-page (bottom left), sending your name, email address and answers.  The deadline for submission is 23:59, Monday, 31 December 2018.

Sunday, December 9, 2018

The California Green Academy Launches its 2018-19 Annual Campaign

Help CalGreen raise $7,200, now, until 31 December, with an end-of-the-year, tax-deductible donation!
A PDF of this release is available at the California Green Academy blog.