Category Archives: Climate Change

Hurricane Sandy NYC

Pretty neat footage from NYC Advertisements

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Carbon Footprinting for U.S. Cities

This week ICLEI (International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives) released theĀ U.S. Community Protocol for Accounting and Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions. The Community Protocol is the first of its kind, and, according to ICLEI, “allows local governments to gain a … Continue reading

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Urban Metabolism is Faster than Ever

Cities have a metabolism — an in and out flow of materials and energy. The pace and scale of this metabolism help to determine how sustainable cities are. At least, this is a popular idea among academics. I spent last … Continue reading

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First Post

I have wanted to launch this website for a long time — I’ve had the domain name for over a year. Then in the last eighteen months I finished my PhD, worked a summer stint at UCLA, started a postdoctoral … Continue reading

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