Urban Sprawl

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10 steps to tackle climate change and boost economic growth

Sign a climate deal, phase out fossil fuel subsidies, and price carbon – a new climate report has produced a hefty to-do listPic: P. Casier (CGIAR)By Sophie YeoTackling climate change while growing the economy will be a walk in the park if leaders just ... [Published Responding to Climate Change - 8 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Fixing climate change ‘may not add costs’

NEW YORK — In decades of public debate about global warming, one assumption has been accepted by virtually all factions: That tackling it would necessarily be costly. But a new report casts doubt on that idea, declaring that the necessary fixes could ... [Published Today Online - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Maritime confident growth will continue

Container giant Maritime is confident that continuous investment during the recession has positioned the business for strong organic growth now the market is showing signs of recovery.Speaking to MT following its acquisition of Roadways Container Logistics ... [Published Motor Transport - 7 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Malta’s lessons for Scotland

In the late 1950s, Malta voted to stay tied to the British yoke until it obtained independence in 1964. Mintoff was right to seek integration at the time. Malta’s economy was geared to the British presence and integration was then a sensible choice as ... [Published Times of Malta - 19 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

My Planet from Space

These images are just a small selection from the upcoming exhibition at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome, Italy, opening on 30 September. : Fragility and Beauty takes you on a journey to some of the most beautiful and remote places on Earth. The ... [Published European Space Agency - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Scots referendum: how democratic is the process?

It nearly happened to Canada in 1995 – Quebec failed to go independent by about 1 per cent in a referendum.But then Canada had been bequeathed the same strange constitutional settlement by which we have lived down the centuries – unwritten and often even ... [Published Channel 4 - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Think ‘better’, not bigger, when building our community

Dear editor,I would like to propose a new agenda for Courtenay city council. Let’s focus our resources on building a vibrant city that attracts and supports businesses that can support our children and young families into the future.Canada’s clean-tech ... [Published BCLocalNews.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Business calls for a super precinct

Sydney's economy could be boosted by developing the area west of the Harbour Bridge. A report by PricewaterhouseCoopers found that the development of a "super precinct" could expand the city's economy by over $A100 million a year. Business groups want ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

‘Living in the city’ – Whilst Ministers can’t see beyond 2015, city leadership teams need a vision to 2050

Which comes first – smarter cities or smarter Ministers?The official statement of Brandon Lewis , Minister for Housing and Planning, following the award of the Wolfson Economics Prize on Garden Cities to David Rudlin and his colleagues, has already been ... [Published Regeneration and Renewal - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Traffic chaos rooted in past

THE air festival, as reported, was a massive success, bringing hundreds of thousands into Bournemouth from all parts of the country.And yes, there was traffic chaos, and it is not going to get any better with predicted house building in the south.Many ... [Published Bournemouth Daily Echo - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

The small house that was once a CARPARK sells for $1.875 million.

One of Australia's most extraordinary properties, the Small House - a stunning five storey property, which has been built on a once pint sized car park, is set to go under the hammer.The cosy one bedroom house, situated in Sydney's inner city, which has ... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Youre not imagining it there are more mice in Edmonton this year

CBC News Friday 12th September, 2014Harlow blames increasing urban sprawl for the mouse explosion - and he cautions it is rarely ever just one mouse. For every mouse you spot in your home, Harlow estimates there might be up to 150 more. His best advice ... [Published Canada Standard - Sep 12 2014]

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Dr Stroh said: "Whilst many of these 'Near Threatened' species are found within nature reserves, they also once had a much greater presence outside of protected areas."
A Department of Health spokesman said: "All women should receive the best possible care during their pregnancy, regardless of their circumstances. Since 2010 we have introduced 1,700 more midwives, with 6,000 more in training and we are also making sure every woman has a named midwife to ensure personalised care throughout pregnancy."

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Countryside crisis: One in five British wildflo... [Published Scottish Daily Express - 2 hours ago]
Poorer mothers 'get worse care' [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - 2 hours ago]
Bartonville at crossroads with Ladera project [Published The Cross Timbers Gazette - 2 hours ago]
TONY RAGGATT Counting on CBD success [Published Townsville Bulletin - 2 hours ago]
Donald McLeod: Brampton Mayoral Candidate [Published Brampton Guardian - 4 hours ago]
The Business of Urbanization in China [Published China Business Review - 4 hours ago]
What’s in it for me? Why placemaking matters [Published New Urban Network - 4 hours ago]
Fixing climate change ‘may not add costs’ [Published Today Online - 5 hours ago]
Maritime confident growth will continue [Published Motor Transport - 7 hours ago]
10 steps to tackle climate change and boost eco... [Published Responding to Climate Change - 8 hours ago]
Unusual species in Alaska waters indicate warmi... [Published Anchorage Daily News - 9 hours ago]
Saving the Planet From Global Warming—and Savin... [Published BusinessWeek - 9 hours ago]
My Planet from Space [Published European Space Agency - 12 hours ago]
Kuala Lumpur: a city in traffic gridlock, striv... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 12 hours ago]
SPNI celebrates Landmark Ruling to Protect Isra... [Published Five Towns Jewish Times - 12 hours ago]
Steal Away [Published Rush Magazine - 15 hours ago]
Modderfontein New City [Published Tame Times - 17 hours ago]
The time for tough decisions on climate change ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 17 hours ago]
Fixing climate change may add no costs, report ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - 18 hours ago]
Australian export risk on China dirty coal impo... [Published Brisbane Times - 18 hours ago]
Global body warns on climate change [Published BBC - 19 hours ago]
Malta’s lessons for Scotland [Published Times of Malta - 19 hours ago]
Scotland's brave quest for self-determination [Published Eureka Street - 22 hours ago]
Can we find 1 equitable water policy? () [Published Durango Herald - 22 hours ago]
The Shackleton Report: Issue 24 - Scotland to b... [Published Herald Scotland - Sep 16 2014]
Half of N. American birds in peril from climate... [Published Alexanders Gas & Oil Connections - Sep 15 2014]
Florida law helps fights to save dwindling hone... [Published Miami Herald - Sep 15 2014]
Think ‘better’, not bigger, when building our c... [Published BCLocalNews.com - Sep 15 2014]
Business calls for a super precinct [Published Individual.com - Sep 15 2014]
Needed: Sustained interest [Published Gulf Times - Sep 15 2014]
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4th tranche of Auckland Housing Accord licenses... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Sep 15 2014]
Youth organisation, Generation Zero, is appalled at the next stage of the Auckland Housing Accord, released today, as it is once again focussed on urban sprawl. The fourth tranche of 41 Special Housing Areas (SHAs), allows for 8000 dwellings, nearly ...
The Slums Of The Future, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 30 2014]
by Dish Staff Mumbai slum dwellers everyday's water bucket challenge http://t.co/MPin2ZvPkd — (@rajennair) August 27, 2014 We know that the world’s slums are growing , but are the world’s major urban centers growing into slums? Joel Kotkin details ...
Welcome to the Billion-Man Slum [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Aug 27 2014]
When our urban pundit class speaks of the future of cities, we are offered glittering images of London, New York, Singapore, or Shanghai. In reality, the future for most of the world’s megacities—places with more than 10 million people—may look more ...
Unusual precipitation patterns in the U.S. [Published EarthSky - Aug 20 2014]
Depending on where you live, you could call 2014 the year of the drought, or the year of the deluge. In early August 2014, we have seen several significant rainfall events occur across the United States. During the week of August 10, for example, a ...
Urban sprawl and lack of public provision leads... [Published News: Datablog | guardian.co.uk - Aug 18 2014]
Relying on cars in outer urban and regional areas means lower income groups spend more than they can afford on transport How are people affected by a lack of access to public transport, and what makes them likely to fall into transport poverty? After ...
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