Urban Sprawl

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Name: Urban Sprawl
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‘Bangalore is just an urban sprawl’

“Who are we fooling when we sell the idea of ‘Green Bangalore’? Bangalore is not green; it is an ugly sprawl,” said Suresh Hebilkar, founder and Chairman of Eco Watch, at Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore (IIM-B).Addressing students, faculty and ... [Published Hindu Business Line - 3 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Don’t cap growth

MDT AM Change text size for the story Although sensible growth is critical, capping Airdrie’s population is not a good idea.The experiment has been attempted in the nearby community of Okotoks.That municipality capped its population at 30,000 in 1998 ... [Published Airdrie Echo - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Earth Day 2014

We face a global challenge. Climate change impacts are already widespread and consequential. The most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, prepared by scientists from 100 countries and signed off by 195 countries, noted that ... [Published Canadian Labour Congress - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 5 reports

Utah No. 2 in nation for urban sprawl study shows

SALT LAKE CITY - A new study shows Utah is second only to Nevada in its rate of urban sprawl over a 10-year period and is No. 7 in the country over the past 28 years for undeveloped land giving way ... ... [Published Big News Network - 19 hours ago]
Entities: Urban Sprawl
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Think twice about Pickering airport

To the editor:The entire point of developing the Pickering airport was to relieve projected demand at Pearson, which, after 40 years still has not caught up with anticipated passenger traffic.Pearson is still operating below capacity, and the new Terminal ... [Published durhamregion.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Point of View: Avenir developers won’t consider ‘No’

The Avenir folks are no dummies!On April 7, they held a public event to provide information on their proposed huge (think new “city”) development in western Palm Beach Gardens. The process was designed to appear that the project was a done deal. They ... [Published The Palm Beach Post - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Opinion: 'We're being brainwashed over expensive HS2 plans'

DURING the course of the past two years, we have been subjected to many articles from the Government on the necessity of HS2.It appears we are being slowly brainwashed by those who allege to know best into accepting this whole concept.Firstly, I do not ... [Published Derby Telegraph - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

China's planned urban growth bodes ill for environment

AdvertisementPremier Li Keqiang wants to wean the Chinese economy off its dependence on export trade in cheap electronics, clothes, toys and tchotchkes of all variety. Let the Chinese people consume instead, he says, and let them consume products and ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Future Downtown Condo Development

5:05 PM by A Toronto developer bought the old Patterson Pontiac property and wants to bring in a business residential mix.(Orillia) -A former automotive dealership property in downtown Orillia could soon be transformed into residential and commercial ... [Published Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

A peek behind the forecasting curtain

To me, forecasting is a bit like that “pay no attention to the man behind the curtain” moment in “The Wizard of Oz.” After sitting through the “Integrating Energy Forecasts into Utility Planning and Operations: Perspectives from Market Participants” session ... [Published Intelligent Utility - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

GOOD news last week for...

GOOD news last week for surfers and four-wheel-drive enthusiasts when Wanneroo council re-opened the Durrs Track at Two Rocks.It was a case of the City of Wanneroo moving from a risk-aversion position – close the area to vehicles and eliminate the possibility ... [Published InMyCommunity - Apr 21 2014]
Entities: Urban Sprawl, Liability
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

4 House builders need incentives to boost supply

Despite its reputation as a dismal science, economics is not immune to new thinking. In recent years, for example, behavioural economics (an approach that brings psychological insights into economic analysis) has taken off in response to the perceived ... [Published Irish Times - Apr 21 2014]

Quotes

"No one wants to pay for parking," Shoup said. "But everybody ends up paying, even the poor who can't afford a car."
"In Nigeria, DDP opened three milk collection points so farmers do not have to travel long distances to sell their milk."
"Who can endure a doctrine which would allow only dentists to say whether our teeth were aching, only cobblers to say whether our shoes hurt us, and only governments to tell us whether we were being well governed?"
"The good news during the last decade was that the galloping hyper-sprawl of the 1990s calmed significantly" the report noted

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Balancing act [Published Waterloo Chronicle - 1 hour ago]
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Dictators and bureacrats [Published Examiner.com - 2 hours ago]
Geoff Caldwell, columnist: Nevada standoff bigg... [Published Joplin Globe - 3 hours ago]
‘Bangalore is just an urban sprawl’ [Published Hindu Business Line - 3 hours ago]
Don’t cap growth [Published Airdrie Echo - 10 hours ago]
Ariz. Game and Fish Dept. urges residents to be... [Published Ahwatukee Foothills News - 15 hours ago]
Udeozo: Less than monkeys (2) [Published The Guardian Nigeria - 17 hours ago]
YOUR TOWN AND MINE: The Election - Was I wrong ... [Published Wicked Local Northborough - 17 hours ago]
Utah No. 2 in nation for urban sprawl study shows [Published Big News Network - 19 hours ago]
Utah has second fastest rate of urban sprawl [Published The Utah People's Post - 22 hours ago]
Earth Day study finds open land losses continue [Published Wisconsin State Farmer - 22 hours ago]
Think twice about Pickering airport [Published durhamregion.com - 22 hours ago]
Point of View: Avenir developers won’t consider... [Published The Palm Beach Post - 23 hours ago]
How a California mayor works for a sustainable ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 22 2014]
Earth Day 2014 [Published Canadian Labour Congress - Apr 22 2014]
O'Hare And Midway Promote Healthy Minds And Bodies [Published AviationPros.com - Apr 22 2014]
Midlands land value values soar [Published CoStar Uk - Apr 22 2014]
earth day: aiming for a green city [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 22 2014]
Utah No. 2 in nation for urban sprawl, study shows [Published KSL-TV - Apr 22 2014]
The incalculable value of communities [Published Estates Gazette - Apr 22 2014]
Opinion: 'We're being brainwashed over expensiv... [Published Derby Telegraph - Apr 22 2014]
If the Democratic Alliance Ran South Africa [op... [Published Individual.com - Apr 22 2014]
Utah among states with greatest urban sprawl [Published Big News Network - Apr 22 2014]
Nearly Half of Dallas Homes Sell in Two Weeks A... [Published PRWeb - Apr 22 2014]
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China Urgently Needs To Solve Its City Problem [Published Clusterstock - Apr 18 2014]
SOME HISTORIANS BELIEVE that Marco Polo never went to China. But even if the 13th-century Venetian merchant did not lay eyes on the coastal city of Hangzhou himself, he certainly reflected the awe it inspired in other foreign traders when he described ...
China Environmental News Alert [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Apr 18 2014]
Greenlaw from NRDC China, NRDC China Program, Beijing NRDC has been working in China for over fifteen years on such issues as energy efficiency, green buildings, clean energy technologies, environmental law, and green supply chain issues. This China ...
Urban sprawl: People, not paving [Published The Economist - Special Report - Apr 16 2014]
TO GRASP THE size of China’s largest cities, and the pace of expansion of even the remotest of them, consider the south-western city of Kunming. Looking at a map, it would be easy to dismiss it as a backwater, tucked in a mountainous subtropical corner ...
EPA: US greenhouse gases dropped 3.4% in 2012 f... [Published Green Car Congress - Apr 16 2014]
US greenhouse gas emissions by gas. Source: EPA. Click to enlarge. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its 19th annual report of overall US greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, showing a 3.4% decrease in 2012 from 2011. The Inventory ...
The Best Of The Dish Today [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 09 2014]
The most trafficked post of the day remained  The Quality Of Mercy ; followed by the ever-viral  Hounding Of A Heretic . Other popular posts on social media included my long followup  to The Quality Of Mercy, a post about the perils of urban ...
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The Net Neutrality Loss Is as Bad as the SOPA Bill [Published Slate Magazine - Feb 12 2014]
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