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Making EcoDistricts: City-Scale Climate Action One Neighborhood at a Time
Institute for Sustainable Solutions Publications and Presentations
  • Ethan Seltzer, Portland State University
  • Ellen M. Bassett, Portland State University
  • Joseph Cortright, Portland State University
  • Vivek Shandas, Portland State University
  • Timothy W. Smith, Portland State University
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Working Paper
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  • Ecological districts -- Oregon -- Portland,
  • Ecological regions -- Oregon -- Portland,
  • Regional planning -- Oregon -- Portland
As part of its approach to meeting Climate Action Plan goals, the City of Portland has joined with the Portland Sustainability Institute to create "EcoDistricts" in Portland neighborhoods to seek neighborhood engagement on behalf of city climate action goals. EcoDistricts, like neighborhoods, offer a scale at which individuals can be affective and empowered to make climate-positive choices, but in a manner that can scale up to make citywide climate action real.

This is an unpublished manuscript.

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Ethan Seltzer, Ellen M. Bassett, Joseph Cortright, Vivek Shandas, et al.. "Making EcoDistricts: City-Scale Climate Action One Neighborhood at a Time" (2011)
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