John  Randolph

John Randolph

John Randolph is Professor of Environmental Planning and former Director of the School of Public and International Affairs at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia. He has received the William R. and June Dale Prize for Excellence in Urban and Regional Planning, and is coauthor of Energy for Sustainability (Island Press 2008). He has written 140 publications and conference papers and has directed or codirected nineteen sponsored research projects totaling more than a million dollars in grants and contracts since 1990.

Energy for Sustainability, Second Edition

Foundations for Technology, Planning, and Policy

Despite a 2016-18 glut in fossil fuel markets and decade-low fuel prices, the global transformation to sustainable energy is happening. Our ongoing energy challenges and solutions are complex and multidimensional, involving science, technology,...

Environmental Regulations and Housing Costs

Environmental Regulations and Housing Costs

Many communities across the nation still lack affordable housing. And many officials continue to claim that “affordable housing” is an oxymoron. Building inexpensively is impossible, they say, because there are too many regulations. Required...