Environment

News and resources relating to how development patterns affect resource use and resilience

Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities

Author: Review by Philip Langdon New Urban News, October-November 2010 Design Strategies for the Post-Carbon World By Patrick M. Condon ...
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Newest eco-development model: ‘Agricultural urbanism’

Author: Philip Langdon Issue Date: Sun, 2008-06-01 Page Number: 1 Farms and gardens would be key to a self-sustaining 2,000-home development envisioned in ...
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Stewart Brand on New Urbanism and squatter communities

Author:  Stewart Brand Editor's note: The following is reprinted by arrangement with Penguin, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., ...
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EPA cleanup plan for Chesapeake Bay could crimp urban development

New Urban News, December 2010 Maryland’s proposed system for curbing water pollution raises alarm among smart growth advocates. For decades, ...
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Kick conventionally-fueled cars out of Europe’s centers by 2050, European Commission urges

New Urban NetworkAuthor:  Philip Langdon The European Union is not thinking small. On March 28 the European Commission, an executive ...
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