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Santiago de Cuba: The Revolutionary Spirit

As we like to do on touring days, Boris and I had breakfast on our balcony before heading out for an early tour. We were overlooking the renovated harbor area and the park there big yellow letters spell out CUBA. 3,167 more words


Cayo Coco,Cuba 2012: A Brush with Hurricane Sandy 

Rise/Set is the last Weekly Photo Challenge for the month of March. I chose this August 2012 pic from Cuba, the view from my room, which wound up being during Hurricane Sandy. 1,077 more words


Data-Smart City Solutions RePost -- Map Monday: Beyond Floods

People tend not to think that bad things will happen to them. This psychological proclivity towards optimism—logically termed “optimism bias”—is in many ways a beneficial feature of the human psyche, as most live better lives when they’re not constantly obsessing over the possibility of some calamity befalling them.

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Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet: Landfall (2018) - Album Review

In which two of America’s finest experimental artists team up to create a modern classical suite about Hurricane Sandy, the deadliest hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, which caused approximately $68.7 billion of damage (the fourth largest amount in American history). 735 more words

Bob Layton Editorial: From fumes to typhoons

We’re Alberta so, for the time being, we have a carbon tax, supposedly to fight global warming.

If we were New York City, we’d be suing oil companies over climate change. 199 more words


Solar 2 design released

By Maria Rocha-Buschel

Project architects have released renderings for Solar One’s new building that will be replacing the environmental organization’s original structure along the East River across from Peter Cooper Village within the next two years. 668 more words

Council Member Dan Garodnick