Who owns all these devices we buy? Who controls them? Who do they control? The Conversation Is this our relationship to tech companies now? Photo from . Queen Mary Master
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Read the rest A study documents the huge amount of space taken up by parking, and the astronomical costs it represents, in five U.S. cities.
Parking eats up an incredible amount of space and costs America’s cities an extraordinary amount …
Read the rest Humans have never lived on a planet this hot, and we’re totally unprepared for what’s to come By Jeff Goodell On a scorching day in downtown Phoenix, when the temperature soars to 115°F or higher, heat becomes a lethal force. … Read the rest There have been nearly 5,000 reported cases of workers with Covid-19 at 115 meat processing plants nationwide.
The meat supply chain is breaking down, but that’s only part of the story. By
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Rémy Le Moigne Businesses have been making huge losses by failing to capture the value of industrial waste, but applying circular economy strategies, enabled by new technologies, could create cost-saving opportunities as well as profitable new revenue streams.
Read the rest Ellen MacArthur Foundation May 7 By Jocelyn Blériot, Executive Lead, International Institutions & Governments, Ellen MacArthur Foundation … The Covid-19 crisis has disastrous human and economic consequences, revealing our system’s exposure to a variety of risks. The call for a Read the rest Cheap stick framing has led to a proliferation of blocky, forgettable mid-rises—and more than a few construction fires. Bloomberg Businessweek | Justin Fox These buildings are in almost every U.S. city. They range from three to seven stories tall … Read the rest How the pandemic will alter our urban centers, now and maybe forever Steve LeVine May 4
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profound depths followed by the relief of buoyant times, only for the depths to return with unsentimental speed. … Read the rest
Charisse Jones USA TODAY April 29th, 2020
Roughly 3.8 million people filed for unemployment last week alone, the Labor Department said Thursday, fewer than the 4.4 million who filed the week before and down from the all-time high of 6.86 million applications in late March. …
Read the rest Delhi is one of many capitals enjoying improved air quality since restrictions were introduced due to the coronavirus
Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi, Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok, Sam Cowie in São Paulo, Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá and Lily Kuo… Read the rest