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Cities and Biodiversity Outlook - Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

The world is increasingly urban, interconnected, and changing. If current trends continue, by 2050 the global urban population is estimated to be 6.3 billion, nearly doubling the 3.5 billion urban dwellers worldwide in 2010. 114 more words

Cities

Crazy! Laser Bomb-Detecting Technology Can Blanket Cities, Find Urban Terrorists!

http://www.undergroundworldnews.com A leading research institute in Germany and its partners have invented laser technology with the potential to make the il…
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Chicago River Advocate John Quail Speaks at Roosevelt on Nov 5

The Joseph Loundy Human Rights Project at Roosevelt University continues its Fall Distinguished Environmental Organizer Series next Wednesday, Nov. 5th, 4:30 – 6 p.m., with a special presentation entitled by… 205 more words

Policy

If We Were Having Coffee (Late Edition)

I apologize for not being able to write this on time for Thursday (my original day in posting these)!

If we were having coffee… I would say that Paris is driving me crazy. 489 more words

France

Your building has secrets to tell. Are you listening?

From 2014 to 2023, the cumulative investment in energy efficiency retrofits could total $959 billion, according to forecasts by Navigant Research. And when it comes to effective energy efficiency technologies, LED lighting ranks right near the top. 505 more words

Tech

Tattoo anyone?

I’ll show you mine if you show me your’s –┬ánot a chance.

However, I will introduce you to the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. The Tattoo is an annual series of Military Tattoos performed by British, Commonwealth and other International military bands and display teams on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle in the Scottish capital. 317 more words

Cities