Category Archives: Climate

Rebuilding, in Many Guises

The Rebuild by Design competition aims to protect against the next storm while improving New Yorker’s quality of life.

By Alex Ulam

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In a lecture hall at New York University packed with politicians, planners, and students, an army of designers gathered Monday morning to show the initial stages of their ideas in the Rebuild by Design competition. Continue reading Rebuilding, in Many Guises

The Utterly Meaningless Agenda 21

In sustainability programs and smart growth, some people see a United Nations plot to take over your community. 

By Linda McIntyre

The commissioners of Baldwin County, Alabama, are set to decide this month whether to file the comprehensive county plan the commission adopted in July 2009—a plan that cost $280,000—in the garbage can. Continue reading The Utterly Meaningless Agenda 21