Cities, globalization and governance
May 27, 2021, No Comments

What Is a Smart City? Bloomberg CityLab Global Cities Institute GOVERNANCE Cities occupy pivotal positions as strategic ...

Australia/2
October 6, 2020, No Comments

New York Times Topics: Australia ; BBC Australia country profile ; Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) 6 October Di ...

Transportation Environmental impact
May 11, 2020, 1 Comment

The Enduring Romance of the Night Train The beguilements of the sleeper car have never seemed sharper than on the eve of ...

Wednesday Night #1969
December 11, 2019, No Comments

Yes, these are shortest – darkest – days of the year, but does the news have to match the darkness? From pol ...

Wednesday Night #1966
November 20, 2019, No Comments

November 19 is the anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address 156 years ago,  one of the most insp ...

Wednesday Night #1872
January 24, 2018, No Comments

We and the world survived the first anniversary of DJT’s inauguration and the government shutdown that so inconven ...

Burma/Myanmar 2012-2016
October 24, 2016, 4 Comments

(BBC) Should it be Burma or Myanmar? CIA World Factbook: Burma Aung San Suu Kyi (The Elders) Desmond Tutu: Speaking to A ...

Climate change and uncertainty 2012 -2013
December 23, 2013, 2 Comments

The science of ice storms: Why the freeze was so fierce Although no single weather event can be attributed to climate ch ...

China, energy, economy & environment 2004-2013
October 12, 2013, 4 Comments

Desperate measures — Rivers are disappearing in China. Building canals is not the solution (The Economist) Eight o ...

Wednesday Night #1636
July 10, 2013, 1 Comment

The Lac-Mégantic disaster has, perhaps, brought out the best in human beings. What would have constituted a disaster un ...