Tim Flannery leads the Climate Council and was named Australian of the Year in 2007. In an exclusive extract from his new book, Atmosphere of Hope, Tim Flannery argues that recent events in Australia and around the world show how global warming is much more than a debate about scientific projections.
Productive urban green spaces are an inevitable and exciting part of the future of the world’s cities. Urban areas need green space not only for food and combating air pollution, but also to revitalise community life. Take a look at these gardens revolutionising city life around the world.
Urban Reforestation will be running a poster & storytelling competition throughout June - July.
The aim of the competition is for you to share your vision of Urban Reforestation with us. We will share the poster on our blog and social media and reference your work.
The aim is to continue an important conversation about Urban Reforestation and how it can change the face of our cities and the way we live in them.
The Food Cluster is an initiative of DESIS Network that explores and promotes design knowledge for social innovation and sustainability in the food system. The cluster aims to highlight some transversal issues expressed in each project and, with this, propitiates further reflections and transversal knowledge.This represents the work-in-progress of the knowledge and collects the various projects of the Network on which the reflection starts.
Recently a talented architecture student David Tovar from New York interviewed Urban Reforestation for a research project he is doing. David's outcome and research was so insightful and interesting we thought to post it here.
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