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How promoting walkability can increase citizen well-being and create both business and more liveable urban environment? How do we get people to walk and ride bikes instead of choosing cars?
Jeff Speck is a city planner and urban designer who advocates walkability and sustainable design. He is also author of the bestselling book: "Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time".
This video was recorded on 8th of April 2015 in Lahti, Finland. The event was organised by Aalto University Professional Development, The Regional Council of Päijät-Häme and the City of Lahti. It was partially funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Published on Apr 9, 2015
Deepa Senapathi talks about a study investigating the impact of over 80 years of land-cover change on insect pollinator communities in Britain and explains how results show expansion of single habitat types, such as arable land, may be detrimental for pollinators but diverse, mixed habitats including urban environments may benefit species diversity. Published on Apr 1, 2015
Documentary Pproduced by Dale and Tom Hallat of the Prosocial Progress Foundation (PPF) a non-profit, public foundation based in the United Kingdom with an international interest within its focus. It acts as an advocacy group which promotes economic, environmental and behavioural solutions to problems within our societies.
PPF is dedicated to communicating to governments, schools and education institutions, the application of effective behavioural tools found within the field of behaviour analysis, as well as the application of scientific knowledge that can drive our societies towards environmental sustainability
Wisdom Holder's Circle Luncheon, The Garrison Institute. The Garrison Institute applies the transformative power of contemplation to today's pressing social and environmental con
cerns, helping build a more compassionate, resilient future.
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Published on Feb 25, 2015
In this excerpt from the January 2015 event 'How to Build Better, More Resilient Cities', Dr Judith Rodin, Rockefeller Foundation President, and one of the world's leading public thinkers, brings together ground-breaking research to outline a radical future in which individuals, companies and entire societies avert disaster by creating more dynamic, more resilient cities. Published on Feb 20, 2015
You can watch the full event here on EarthSayers.tv, Investing and Sustainability special collection.
We are at greater risk than ever from city-wide catastrophe, and as the severity and frequency of these disasters increase, we must become better at preparing for, responding to and recovering from them. Why did more girls than boys drown in Japan's 2011 tsunami, and what does the case of Haiti's humanitarian aid tell us about the future?
Dr Judith Rodin, President, Rockefeller Foundation, author of The Resilience Dividend, and one of the world's leading public thinkers, brings together ground-breaking research to help build a radical future in which individuals, companies and entire societies avert disaster by creating more dynamic, more resilient cities. To order her book from Amazon, just click on the image or visit your local book store. Streamed live on Jan 20, 2015
Find out how AECOM is helping communities on Long Island, New York, United States, develop a sustainable plan for the future. Rosemary Olsen former director Green Initiatives, the Community Development Corporation talks about the consortium of towns they brought together. John Kaiman, special advisor to NYS Governor for Sandy Recovery and former Supervisor Town of North Hempstead and Diane Dale, AECOM Project Director talk about the public private partnership and the AECOM role in the project. Part 2 and Part 3.
Speakers: Brian Emerick, Principal at Emerick Architects; Julie Garver, Housing Development Director at Innovative Housing; Jeff Joslin, Director of Current Planning at the City and County of San Francisco; Peggy Moretti, Executive Director at Restore Oregon; and Ethan Seltzer, Professor of Urban Studies and Planning at Portland State University. Moderating the panel will be Chet Orloff, Manager at Pamplin International Collection of Art & History.Published on Jun 24, 2014 by the City Club of Portland.
Produced by the City of Portland's Bureau of Planning and Sustainability this is a brief introduction to the neighborhoods of Portland emphasizing their uniqueness. Posted December, 2014.
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