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To further tackle #ClimateChange, Sydney needs new laws, not money

To further tackle climate change, Sydney needs new laws, not money

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Interactive Map Of Manhattan’s Mega Urban Expansion: From farmland to metropolis, all inside your browser--It’s hard to believe that, just 200 years ago, Manhattan was largely farmland. Today, it’s one of the densest areas in the world.

Unlike like Emperor Kuzco, I was actually born with an innate sense of direction. If you’re like me, and you use the Sun to navigate, you probably appreciate cities with gridded street plans that are oriented in the cardinal directions. If you know...

On and Off the Street Grid: Relative Distributions of Road Orientations Portland, Oregon-based scientist Seth Kadish created a series of graphics comparing the relative directions of urban road net…

Intelligent Cities - TIME

Urban areas are preparing for the effects of climate change, but adaptation isn't easy.

Interactive urban population map from unicef

An Urban World: UNICEF's new data visualization of urban population growth over the next 40 years.

A large field of fracking sites in a Colorado valley. 'The industry’s singular solution to the climate crisis is to dramatically expand an extraction process that releases massive amounts of climate-destabilising methane.' Photograph: Ted Wood/Aurora Photos/Corbis Ted Wood/ Ted Wood/Aurora Photos/Corbis

Why US fracking companies are licking their lips over Ukraine

A large field of fracking sites in a Colorado valley. 'The industry’s singular solution to the climate crisis is to dramatically expand an e.

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Josh Fox and Tim DeChristopher talk climate change, fracking and activism on national TV (VIDEOS)

Josh Fox and Tim DeChristopher talk climate change, fracking and activism on national TV (VIDEOS)

In what was an exceptionally busy news week last week, it was nice to see a few programs give significant time to dissecting President Obama's new climate change plan.

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