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Posts Tagged ‘sustainability’

Switchboard | Five ways to think about greener, healthier cities

Switchboard | Five ways to think about greener, healthier cities

Seattle (photo c2014 FK Benfield) "...we all know city places that inspire romance – places that kindle love, if you will. There are the biggies, such as Paris, Rome, and San Francisco. There are historic districts in many cities with narrow, [...]

Preserve Long’s Gardens, Expand Urban Agriculture

Preserve Long’s Gardens, Expand Urban Agriculture

Long’s Gardens and the adjacent community gardens cover 25 acres in the heart of Boulder. Those who visit Long’s Gardens at 3240 Broadway experience a unique piece of Boulder’s heritage that is like stepping back in time. The Long family has [...]

No Agricultural Easements Inside Boulder

No Agricultural Easements Inside Boulder

Setting aside large parcels of land in the center of a city for agricultural purposes is bad for sustainability and not in line with the mission of Boulder's Open Space program. I am referring in particular to the proposal to purchase a permanent [...]

Bloomberg | Kansas’s Self-Destruct Button: A Bill to Outlaw Sustainability

Bloomberg | Kansas’s Self-Destruct Button: A Bill to Outlaw Sustainability

"It seems like every time the Sunflower State pops up in my news feed, it’s for something like this: House Bill No. 2366, a proposed law that would make it illegal to use 'public funds to promote or implement sustainable development.'" Read the [...]