Posts Tagged cities

Cities Act

December 15, 2009
Cities Act

While nations talk… There is a chorus of media coverage on what is going wrong in Copenhagen. From walk outs to private jetting to arrested protests, it really is starting to look a bit like an act of the Theater of the Absurd. The most basic definition of absurd in this reference, “takes the form […]

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It’s A Plane, It’s a Bird…It’s a Farm?

April 7, 2009
It's A Plane, It's a Bird...It's a Farm?

Farms in the Sky Might be the Agrobusiness of the Future Thor here, with another Tuesday post. This week I write to you about one of the more intriguing “green” development ideas out there: the vertical farm. I had heard of this concept before, but until very recently I counted it among underwater colonies and […]

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Cities Respond to Climate Change

June 12, 2008
Cities Respond to Climate Change

At the New School Lots of talk of urbanization. Lots of talk of climate change. We need more talk about the two together. Solar 1 does their part in talking about the need for dealing with our botched grid and the ability of photovoltaics to help. And of course Community Energy’s partnership with Con Ed […]

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