Category Archives: Water
I want to call attention to the great work of the Estria Foundation in promoting water awareness, urban sustainability, and justice in cities around the world through their Water Writes initiative.
In the class I’m teaching this semester, Cities and the Environment, we’ve been debating the merits of urbanization from a sustainability perspective. One thing that is becoming clear is that density matters — it helps to determine the efficiency of … Continue reading
Pretty neat footage from NYC
I mentioned in an earlier post that the American Political Science Association was thinking about canceling our annual meeting because Hurricane Isaac was predicted to land in New Orleans. In fact the meeting was canceled (although Mark Purdon organized a … Continue reading