Category Archives: Cities

Revisiting The Stern Review – Part 1

Revisiting The Stern Review (Part 1) This month sees part 1 of a review of the first three parts of the six part Stern Review. The review looked at the economics of climate change. The blog post will be concluded … Continue reading

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Coupled Transport Systems & Start of the Anthropocene?

Coupled Transport Systems A recent Royal Society research article considers studying different transport modes together as “coupled systems”. The road networks and public transport networks in large cities such as London and New York should be studied as a holistic … Continue reading

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Rail Expansion Continues

Two new rail projects have made significant progress in June: the London CrossRail tunnelling and a brand new local railway station in South West England. CrossRail Tunnels Completed June saw the completion of 42 kilometres (26 miles) of the new … Continue reading

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Urban Technological Development

Urban Tech? There is a new city where no one lives, this is a city for technology and its development. The city is modelled on the real city of Rock Hill, South Carolina and is designed to allow the modelling … Continue reading

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1 In 1000 Year Events

1 In 1000 Year Flood In Boulder, Colorado The recent flooding in Boulder, Colorado follows on from extreme wild fires during the summer. This extreme weather should remind us all of the power of anthropogenic climate change that we are … Continue reading

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Mega Trends

On the odd occasion there are people who identify some emerging trends, others seem to go beyond and have identified something much bigger: mega trends. An example is the business partner and director, Sarwant Singh. He has identified a set … Continue reading

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