A designer relies on exploration and the knowledge of locals to create a unique series of maps. LINDA POON – NOV 10, 2015 When we aren’t sure how to get somewhere, our first instinct is to plug the address into a GPS gadget and let the program … Continue reading Maps Made ‘From the Mind,’ Not From GPS
The Baton Rouge Health District offers a holistic look at how to improve health care at all scales By Patrick Sisson Jul 25, 2018 Health care challenges are a hot topic in Louisiana’s capital. The United Health Care Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings 2015 report ranked the state in last … Continue reading How urban planners can promote health and wellness
http://www.100resilientcities.org/ As the triple threats of climate change, rapid urbanization, and globalization exert pressure on cities, many of those places are looking to be more resilient — now and 25, 50, or 100 years from now. But what is urban resilience, and how do you … Continue reading Planning for Resilience
Densifying cities could cut emissions more than doing energy retrofits on buildings. That’s according to a new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. You’re probably used to hearing about how denser cities cut transportation emissions, thanks to reduced driving. This study … Continue reading Densifying cities could cut emissions more than doing energy retrofits on buildings.
Barack Obama President of the United States, Washington, DC 20500, USA. Email: email@example.com. After 20 January 2017: firstname.lastname@example.org Private-sector efforts help drive decoupling of emissions and economic growth The release of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases (GHGs) due to human activity is increasing … Continue reading The irreversible momentum of clean energy
January 8, 2017, by Tim Radford New research forecasts much colder weather in northern Europe if rising CO2 emissions continue to impact on the Atlantic ocean current. LONDON, 8 January, 2017 – Here is the long-term weather forecast for the North Atlantic, in a world … Continue reading Ocean current sends out chilling warning
by Eric Barton January 2017 You’ve seen those videos from a half-century ago predicting a rosy future, right? Everything in the kitchen is done with the push of a button, and we all zip along in cars controlled by robots. It all seems a bit … Continue reading The Future Of Fort Lauderdale: Here’s What Our City Might Look Like In 2050