Quantcast
Detroit environmental abuse: a cities left in ruins - socially, economically, and environmentally

Detroit was Killed by Decades of Environmental Abuse

The findings in this post-mortem of Detroit suggest that the city was killed by environmental abuse compounded by the failure to adapt to a changing economic landscape. Understanding the fall of Michigan’s largest city has important implications for cities across America and around the world. With a population of more than 700,000 people, Detroit is now the largest U.S. municipality…

Read More→

A green Christmas Carol: We know the past and must accept our present to ward off a haunting environmental future

A Green Christmas Carol

This concise review covers the shameful environmental disregard of the past, the woeful inaction of the present and the hopelessness of a future in which we fail to act. This is a story of environmental neglect inspired by A Christmas Carol, the famous tale written by Charles Dickens and published in 1843 at the height of the industrial revolution. However,…

Read More→