How can we ensure that regeneration schemes address an area’s problems rather than mask them?

Albuquerque’s bus rapid transit system was supposed to be the best example in the country.

Now it’s looking at an 18 month delay because of problems with the electric buses it ordered.

A #blueeconomy aims to harness the potential of oceans, seas, lakes and rivers to improve the lives of all, particularly people in developing states, women, youth and Indigenous peoples.

Photographer Edward Keating captures the history of Route 66 over the decades as towns along “the mother road” have fallen into disrepair and obscurity.

In Toronto, a “smart city” project from Google’s sister company has drawn an onslaught of privacy concerns, @sidneyfussell reports.

Market concentration is rising and profits are abnormally high in Western economies

When @NYCEDC announced the reactivation of the #SouthBrooklyn Marine Terminal, elected officials and agencies alike knew it would be the perfect site for NY’s burgeoning #offshore #wind industry! Learn more on #WaterWire: @DeepwaterWind @BPEricAdams

With 97% of EU buildings not compliant with #ParisAgreement, the risks of poor performance affect every mortgage bank. Find out how our new market standard for #GreenMortgages is designed to tackle risk and benefit bank and borrower #SustainableFinanceEU


#NewYorkCity just unveiled a historic bill to cut its biggest source of #climate pollution – large buildings.

It would set a new standard for big #cities looking to cut emissions.

Learn more in this article by @AlexCKaufman:


“We’re not in a crisis yet, but all of the trends are in a bad direction,” said Dave Jones, who is completing his eighth and final year as California’s insurance commissioner. “We’re slowly marching toward a world that’s uninsurable.”

Many American communities have unprecedented amounts of structural debris, abandonment and blight.

WTO crosses Trump’s red line by initiating tariffs probe

Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level since late June

Orders placed with U.S. factories for business equipment were weak in October for a third straight month — another sign that momentum is cooling because of the trade war with China

Once again, our President proves that you can’t buy a moral compass.

And Saudi Arabia proves that you can, on the other hand, buy a President.

It’s OPEC’s worst nightmare: The Permian is about to pump a lot more oil

@KenCox @mkraju Good point! Trump should’ve shown up with a ‘Mission Accomplished’ banner. We won the “Migrant Caravan Invasion of 2018” 😉

Cost so far for Trump sending troops to border: $72 million through Dec. 15

It’s the day before Thanksgiving! Here’s 3,000 words on the Progressive Caucus’ surprisingly difficult quest to find people for plum committee assignments.


Three species exist, living in Bornean and Sumatran rainforest damaged by logging. Orangutans are also killed to protect crops and for meat. Now there are about 80,000-110,000 total. The Tapanuli orangutan, the most imperiled, numbers about 800.

This is the Caucasian wisent, a species of European bison extinct since 1927.

It was poached into non-existence after settlement by humans in the mountains of the Western Caucasus. It long survived predation by the Caspian tiger and Asiatic lion but not the presence of humans.

If you thought the drop in stock prices was bad, check out valuations via @bopinion

“What makes this so depressing is that it’s examining a timescale that’s shorter than our lifetime.” A new map stitches together 24 years of satellite observations & provides a detailed look at striking changes in land use & widespread natural degradation.

Will be tweeting today about the @BluegreenLpool ideas for all these verge and wasted spaces. We are planning to join them up and create green walking routes between bold street and the baltic #didwementionwearefinalistforanaward @talklandscape

Bruxelles ouvre la voie à de possibles sanctions financières contre Rome après avoir de nouveau rejeté le budget italien pour 2019 #AFP

“The tech that could make water use sustainable” #news #feedly

“Yemen: 85,000 children may have died from starvation” #news #feedly

More Trump Tariff winning… “Harvesting in a trade war: U.S. crops rot as storage costs soar” #news #feedly

“World hunger rose for three years running, and climate change is a cause” #habitat #feedly

My week on Twitter 🎉: 1 Mention, 22 Likes, 2 Retweets, 1.72K Retweet Reach, 8 New Followers, 1 Reply. See yours with

Water shortages are often intertwined with territorial disputes. But they could be the underlying catalysts for war.

The hellscape that is Copenhagen traffic shows what Dublin would be like if the Green Party’s War on the Motorist ever took off.

this is very big: first time a systemic central bank sets to question the inflation targeting framework (and underpinning DSGE models informing it) without obvious political pressure.

The rate of #SeaLevelRise has risen by 66% in the last 5 years. Don’t believe me? Check out @SeaLevelRiseOrg’s website with helpful visual aids and metrics on changing coastal states in the US: #ClimateChange

Did you know 90% of cargo is transported by sea? Click here to see how the future of the #shipping industry could look

By 2016, the average wealth of wealthy white households was almost 60% greater than that of wealthy non-white or Latino households. This is the largest gap between the two groups of wealthy households in almost thirty years, dating back to 1989.

Smoke Plumes from #California are affecting #NewYorkCity #NYC right now. Source:

Earth just had its 2nd warmest October on record, per @NOAANCEIclimate. The 10 warmest October temperatures have occurred since 2003, with the last five years (2014-2018) comprising the five warmest Octobers on record.

Britain slides from 23rd to 63 place in a global survey on fostering and attracting talent

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