cities

Links for July 6th through July 12th

by Mel Starrs on July 13, 2012

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These are my links for July 6th through July 12th: Centre for Cities | Hidden Potential: Fulfilling the economic potential of mid-sized cities – “This report sets out how mid-sized cities, such as Sunderland, could use the City Deals process to tackle the problems that they face. While each City Deal will be a bespoke […]

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Links for June 5th through June 8th

by Mel Starrs on June 8, 2012

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These are my links for June 5th through June 8th: Disaster Resilience Part of Sustainability, Too – “…are starting to promote the concept of resilience — the ability for a community or structure to survive and quickly recover from a disaster — as essential for green building. Any building, after all, represents tremendous amounts of […]

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Links for February 10th through February 15th

by Mel Starrs on February 17, 2012

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These are my links for February 10th through February 15th: Viability of building material reuse centres in the UK – Publications – News, Publications & Events | BioRegional: solutions for sustainability – "The study explores the environmental benefits of reuse and provides an in-depth assessment of the market for reusable materials addressing a range of […]

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Links for August 11th through August 17th

by Mel Starrs on August 18, 2010

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[Edited 18 Aug – for some reason some blank links have been publishing – all the links I have tried to send are there, these appear to be addition. I suspect it is a result of me messing around on iPhone and iPad with settings – hopefully will be fixed next week – I’ve deleted […]

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Links for August 4th through August 10th

by Mel Starrs on August 11, 2010

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These are my links for August 4th through August 10th: Why there are too many public sector chiefs spoiling the broth – Catching up on Jackie's posts – spot-on again: "It is the uncomfortable truth that the only public servants we really want to pay out of our hard earned cash are those that could […]

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Links for July 23rd through July 27th

by Mel Starrs on July 28, 2010

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These are my links for July 23rd through July 27th: Worldchanging: Bright Green: Transition Towns or Bright Green Cities? – Read the whole article: “That sort of casual eagerness for the death of others is appalling. Worse, the strategy implicit in this vision of transitioning — that there can be local soft landings in the […]

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Links for June 29th through July 1st

by Mel Starrs on July 6, 2010

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These are my links for June 29th through July 1st: Gentrification and Its Discontents – Magazine – The Atlantic – "Zukin declares that she “resent[s] everything Starbucks represents,” which really means that her urban ideal is the cool neighborhood at the moment before the first Starbucks moves in, an ever-more-fleeting moment. Indeed, what has changed […]

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Links for March 6th through March 11th

by Mel Starrs on March 12, 2010

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These are my links for March 6th through March 11th: Resisting Dickensian Gloom | Planetizen – I often read stuff I don't agree with, just to keep myself in check. This article is pretty much the opposite of everything I believe. I don't even know where to start. Suffice to say, statistics can be manipulated […]

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Links for December 8th through December 10th

by Mel Starrs on December 11, 2009

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These are my links for December 8th through December 10th: ASHRAE’s Building Energy Quotient building labeling program – ASHRAE's BEQ (roughly equivalent to DEC) continues to be developed. The Language of Sustainability: Why Words Matter | GreenBiz.com – Communicating sustainability: "Provide context for "sustainability," in that it means the ability to continue into the indefinite […]

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Links for November 27th through December 2nd

by Mel Starrs on December 4, 2009

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These are my links for November 27th through December 2nd: Smart Vendors: Biomass Supply Chain (UK) – Innovation & Cleantech – Possibly interesting (but very expensive – £150!) report on biomass (not sure how independent the authors are?): "The future evolution of the UK biomass supply chain will be significantly impacted by the opening of […]

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