Posts Tagged new york times

Bushurbs? Obamatropolis?

March 26, 2009

What to call the New Hoovervilles? Yesterday’s New York Times article highlighting the emergence of the new American shanty town, was perhaps the strongest visual expression of the American economic situation that we have seen thus far. (The blog with day traders putting their hands to their faces is only comic relief compared to this). […]

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A new Economic Era

March 16, 2009
A new Economic Era

Or Have We Hit A Wall? It is somewhat dated but a relevant op-ed by Thomas Friedman touches on the big picture of sustainability and the stimulus. The general theme of the piece is: Can today’s crisis be seen as the visible extension of both mother nature and the market throwing up their invisible hands […]

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Upcoming Event: An Evening With Andrew Revkin, Science Writer for The New York Times

April 17, 2008
Upcoming Event: An Evening With Andrew Revkin, Science Writer for The New York Times

Including Discussion with Queens College Experts What made the location of a city desirable in the past was certainly based on accessibility to water. It is no coincidence that most large cities are–or were–port cities. But today, this same proximity to water is perhaps a cause for concern. We certainly have seen the consequences of […]

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Bush Announces Deadline for Cutting Green House Gasses

April 16, 2008
Bush Announces Deadline for Cutting Green House Gasses

Can we Wait until 2025? Today the White House was very busy. The pope’s visit brought more than 13,500 um…”fans”? And somehow the President still found time to make his speech about a new vision for policy on green house gasses. The President Post Speach. Photo: NY Times Among the issues discussed during his rose […]

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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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