Placemaking and Place-Led Development: A New Paradigm for Cities of the Future
What''s the difference between "public space" and "place"?
Resilience Roundup - Feb 27
A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere.
Amsterdam is Now Europe''s First Named "Sharing City"
As of February 2nd, Amsterdam is Europe''s first named "Sharing City."
Ancient Landscapes Point to Dramatic Climate Change
Scientists believe Chinese civilisation could have been founded by climate refugees after the collapse of an Inner Mongolian culture over 4,000 years ago.
North Dakota Considers Weakening Standards on Radioactive Drilling Waste as Oil Prices Collapse
As the collapse of oil prices threatens North Dakota''s shale drilling rush, state regulators are considering a move they say could save the oil industry millions of dollars: weakening the state''s laws on disposing of radioactive waste.
The Great Game in the Holy Land
Guess what? Almost all the current wars, uprisings, and other conflicts in the Middle East are connected by a single thread, which is also a threat...
Real Food Media Contest Features Oyster Men of Long Island Sound
The Oyster Men features the daily lives of baymen who handpick oysters from wild populations on the Long Island Sound.
Pulling the plug, part 1
We all play the domination / submission game. But another game is afoot. The partnership game. The more you learn to play it, the less beholden you will be to the con-games of Babylon.
The Externality Trap, or, How Progress Commits SuicideStories 1 - 10 of 1588
Economic life in the industrial world these days can be described, without too much inaccuracy, as an arrangement set up to allow a privileged minority to externalize nearly all their costs onto the rest of society while pocketing as much as possible the benefits themselves.