Getting to 2100

 

Getting to 2100

September, 2013 Archive

17 September 2013
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Randall Julander, a U.S. Department of Agriculture hydrologist, summed the situation up best. “Slight improvement in the Colorado basin water supply is like expecting a road-killed jackrabbit to feed a whole pack of hungry coyotes. It’s not nearly enough to go around,” he said. 

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16 September 2013

In an industrial area of Chicago, a new street actually eats pollution. Using titanium dioxide as an additive to ordinary cement, the road surface can actually destroy nitrous oxides at ground level. In addition, the lighter color of the cement reduces heat absorption during the day and lighting requirements at night. Chicago added rain absorbing […]

3 September 2013
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Initiative 502 in Washington legalized the growing, selling and using of marijuana. But counties and cities have the job of zoning for marijuana operations. Because of laws restricting sales of drugs and alcohol away from parks, schools, childcare centers, etc. this won’t be easy. Take a look at this Draft Zoning Map for Clark County, […]

3 September 2013

Portland State’s Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation invited Jean Francois Provenent of Velò Quebec to speak on cycling in Montreal and Quebec. This was my preconception of biking in Montreal…Winter Biking - Ottawa 12 07 Creative Commons: Mikeygottowa