Isn't 20 years long enough to know that its... →
NPR story from Morning Edition, November 28th 2011. Filed by Richard Harris. Talks, ahead of Rio+20, just getting started in Durban. The chances of America doing anything close to its needed share are very bleak. This is beacause, IMHO, we are doing it wrong. Emissions reductions cannot be the destination, reductions have to come as a consequence of a larger re-configuration of the economy and...
Mano a Nano →
Something I wrote a long time ago. Was reminded of while reading @Robert_Kaplan’s #Monsoon’s chapter on #Gujrat and @Narendra_Modi.
The floodways will sub! →
NY Daily News’ story on the NYSERDA report just out - written by academics from various local and regional universities - that, once again, finds that transportation infrastructure, especially subways, very vulnerable to storm events and sea level rise. What I find quite amazing are the comments immediately after - from climate-skeptics with a cussing problem. I am quoted, right at the end.
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Remember Monroe on a subway grate? →
Marilyn Monroe may not be able to recreate her famous image atop a subway ventilation grate, with skirt flying. Well, for one she is dead and for another, those grates become large scale water ingress points into the subway system at times of major storm events. Now becomign more and more frequent due to climate change and global warming. Public transportation is the best strategy to counter...
City Atlas interview →
City Atlas is a collaborative project between Artist as Citizen and CUNY Sustainable Cities Institute. In their own words “ City Atlas is a round up and reflection of the good work that New Yorkers are already doing to move our city towards a more sustainable future. Like life in NYC, the Atlas relies on creativity, science, and community. We seek to spark the collective imagination, and...
Taking the car out of carbon
Finally succumbing to the pressures of modern society - haved decided to take the tumbl I work on sustainability and dabble in art. All of it in New York - which means I take the subway while doing both. Am writing a book, “Taking the Car out of Carbon”, its uphill and slow. Have some smaller pieces that I will tumbl