openalex: Farming in the City: Make environmental legislation flexible!

Cities are blanketed by a mesh of rules. Some of them are well known and clearly signaled (think traffic lights). Others only become visible when you start asking questions about your city.  “Why aren’t there trees on my street?” “How come there aren’t any corner stores in my neighbourhood?” On narrower streets in the Mile-End ...

openalex: New Sustainable Cities Research Program – New Job, Exciting Prospects

Vancouver-based NGO Sustainable Cities International is an excellent outfit that runs a network of cities focused on green urbanism that spans the globe. The research that I’ve been able to do in South Africa, Canada, the States, Senegal (and other spots in between) has been in part thanks to their help. I’ve been working with SCI ...