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Shenzhen, China

February 14, 2008
Shenzhen, China

From Zero to Hero? I’m not convinced that such a slogan is accurate in content, but certainly in scope. In 1980, this town consisted of about 30,000 residents. Fast forward to 2008, and the city is now home to about 14 million.     Shenzhen, China- New Urban Village What does this instant urbanism entail? What is […]

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A Time to Celebrate

January 3, 2008
A Time to Celebrate

And Less is More Fesitivities are over but the first week of January is always an exciting one.  We get excited about grabbing life by the horns and doing everything better this time around.  I personally am feeling a bit plumper, a bit more inspired and have found myself thinking that 2008 could be a […]

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Once a Dream Fuel, Palm Oil May Be an Eco-Nightmare

January 31, 2007
Once a Dream Fuel, Palm Oil May Be an Eco-Nightmare

Just a few years ago, politicians and environmental groups in the Netherlands were thrilled by the early and rapid adoption of “sustainable energy,” achieved in part by coaxing electrical plants to use biofuel — in particular, palm oil from Southeast Asia. Spurred by government subsidies, energy companies became so enthusiastic that they designed generators that […]

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China and Europe to Discuss Energy and Environment

September 6, 2006
China and Europe to Discuss Energy and Environment

China and European Union leaders will discuss cooperation on energy and climate issues in an upcoming summit. The two sides will discuss cooperation in energy and the environment, Li said, without offering any details. “The willingness of China and the EU to strengthen cooperation in energy and climate change will be reflected in the declaration,” […]

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