There is more to the sustainability problem than just renewable energy, transportation and food - and that is our infrastructure. Large agglomerations of people living under reasonable conditions in the 21st simply cannot continue in a healthy, sustainable state without clean water, sewage, electricity, communications, a source of warmth and a transportation network to move life-sustaining supplies about.
Archbishop makes credit crunch case for monastic lifestyle in Easter sermon
UK goes into ecological debt on Easter Sunday
Weak pound heaps food price inflation on poorest households
Mayor unveils plan to turn London into 'electric car capital of Europe'
Electric Commercial Vehicles
Bad economy holds highway deaths to 1960s levels
Shippers Taking It Slow in Bad Times
Health risks of shipping pollution have been 'underestimated'
China auto sales 'surpassed US in Jan'
A weekly review from a UK perspective.
The End of the Roads
Go Out and Play With the City: Matt Jones's Demon-Haunted World
Vacancies at U.S. Retail Centers Hit 10-Year High, Reis Says
Tollway Investment Woes in Brisbane, Australia
Straw + Simplicity = Quake Resistance
Dutch Have Safest Cycling Streets
Distance from grocery store determines weight: Study
James Howard Kunstler: Investing In Infrastructure For An Age Of Scarcity
Shrinking airlines park more planes in the desert
Italian students give up wheels for their own two feet
Too many cars, and they’re not on the road
The American cars Obama wants
Portland, Portland style: touring by bicycle
China Vies to Be World’s Leader in Electric Cars
The Last Muscle Car
Happy Motoring is a privacy right?
Profits soar at Swiss Federal Railways
We all know it is politically difficult to shut down the U.S. automobile industry in the midst of a deep recession, so the problem becomes one of finding something for the automobile industry to do that does more good than harm. Wasting shrinking national resources and taxpayer dollars cranking out another 10 or 20 million gas-guzzlers during the last few years of cheap oil can only be classified as major harm.
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