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Emerald ash borer killing ash trees

Choteau Acantha 29 Jun 2022
One pest, the emerald ash borer, has killed hundreds of millions of rural and urban ash trees. To help arborists and city planners track and treat potential outbreaks, U.S. Forest Service scientists seek efficient monitoring techniques ... Photo courtesy Jeff Hafner ... These forecasts help city planners economize emerald ash borer management ... .

HK's blurring border shows things to come

The Manila Times 29 Jun 2022
LOK MA CHAU, China. From the hill in northernmost Hong Kong where Jasper Law stood, the border with China was obvious ... Veteran urban planner Kenneth To said he thought the government's vision was far from coherent and bemoaned the small circle of vested interests that dominated discussion on development in Hong Kong ... ....

Bldg crashes have killed over 800 people in city in 50 yrs

The Times of India 28 Jun 2022
Mumbai. In close to five decades, more than 800 people have lost their lives in building collapses in Mumbai ... Urban planner and architect Chandrashekhar Prabhu said the government must formulate policies for the public residing in such buildings rather than making them builder-oriented ... Start a Conversation. .

Broadway beat: Out goes ‘Company,’ Ralph Fiennes to play Robert Moses at Hudson Yards, and more

AM New York 28 Jun 2022
Company” and “Into the Woods.” Ralph Fiennes to play Robert Moses. Ralph Fiennes will portray the notorious New York City urban planner Robert Moses in “Straight Line Crazy,” a new drama by the prolific English playwright David Hare (“Skylight,” “Stuff Happens,” “The Hours”), which will play the Shed’s Griffin Theater at Hudson Yards in the fall.

KCC checking temperature of consumers on Evergy’s new energy efficiency portfolio

Hastings Tribune 28 Jun 2022
Kansas has more Evergy customers than Missouri ... Mohsen Fatemi, an urban planner in a KU doctoral program on energy justice, said Evergy had to recognize modest-income families in the company’s service area that would benefit financially by owning more efficient appliances couldn’t afford to buy new washers, refrigerators or air conditioners ... ... .

Patrick Radden Keefe Is One of the Good Guys

New York Magazine 28 Jun 2022
Photo. Caroline Tompkins/The New York Times. On a recent evening, journalist Patrick Radden Keefe was in his home office in Westchester County, toying with a story idea that involved the Russian mafia ... The culprit had added a single word to the page ... Keefe grew up in Dorchester, Massachusetts, the son of an urban planner and a professor of philosophy.

Patrick Lawrence: Who Should Control Foreign Policy?

Scheerpost 28 Jun 2022
March 15, 2019. Peace activists in Berlin discouraging Germany from buying combat aircraft that can be used as delivery systems for nuclear weapons ... 11 ... Political experts, economists, urban planners, sociologists, historians, educators, aid people, military people, foreign advisers and so on would gather with the policy people to shape the strategy.

Vietnamese modernism was ahead of its time

Economist 27 Jun 2022
It is difficult to imagine Ho Chi Minh city without its glittering towers of glass and steel looming over the urban sprawl ... \nIt was also a pragmatic response to the tropical climate ... \n\nIn a bid to squeeze more people into smaller spaces and maximise profits, urban planners in Ho Chi Minh city now seem content to run roughshod over this history ... ■ .

Could these plans revive LaSalle Street?

Chicago Business 27 Jun 2022
In a 36-page report set to be published this week, a group convened by the Urban ... The ULI panel included local developers, architects and urban planners, and was tapped for its recommendation by the Chicago Department of Planning & Development and the Chicago Loop Alliance.

Foreign Policy: The Warmonger’s Game

Scheerpost 27 Jun 2022
Raft of Doom” / Illustration by Mr. Fish. By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost ... I filed it knowing I would write about it, and now I shall ... Political experts, economists, urban planners, sociologists, historians, educators, aid people, military people, foreign advisers, and so on would gather with the policy people to shape the strategy ... ....

Australia’s doctor deserts: city fringes lag behind centres in healthcare

The Observer 26 Jun 2022
The average distance to the nearest doctor is more than 9km in some metropolitan areas, according to new data from the Australian Urban Observatory ... Associate Prof Melanie Davern, the director of the Australian Urban Observatory, says the issue is at least partly to do with how we plan our cities ... We don’t think about an urban system.

T gets MoD nod for AOC flyover, but riders may put brakes on plan

The Times of India 26 Jun 2022
Secunderabad. Over five years after the proposal was first tabled, the ministry of defence (MoD) has finally given clearance to the state to build alternate roads around the circle in Secunderabad — albeit with two riders of alternate land and rent ... An official told TOI ... Urban planners and economists also agree ... Start a Conversation. .

The Torah supports me in an argument with my wife that I will never win

Cleveland Jewish News 26 Jun 2022
The urban planner Jane Jacobs advocated this sort of user-first architecture, writing, “There is no logic that can be superimposed on the city; people make it, and it is to them … that we must fit our plans.” For example, if you want to keep mail from piling up on the dining room ...

Palafox taps QLO to provide salary loans for employees

Manila Standard 25 Jun 2022
Palafox Associates Inc. tapped Quick Loans Online or QLO, operated by MRACC Credit Corp ... Among companies that teamed up with QLO is Palafox—a multi-disciplinary firm with teams consisting of more than a hundred architects, urban planners, environmental planners, interior designers, engineers, consultants and other professionals ... Darwin G. Amojelar ... .

Expanding green canopy can cool neighborhoods as heat wave danger grows, say experts

CBC 25 Jun 2022
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