Monthly Archives: December 2019

Atmospheric Rivers Cause Great Damage

As reported by Eureka Alert on a study from the University of California, San Diego.. An excerpt. “Atmospheric rivers pose a $1 billion-a-year flood risk in the West, according to a study released today. “Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Water

Suburban Fake News

It’s been around for quite a while, and this great article from City Journal talks about it. An excerpt. “For more than a decade, leading urbanists and their media disciples have touted the idea that a resurgence of cities was … Continue reading

Posted in demographics, History

City Planning, It’s Difficult

If not impossible, as this superb article from New Geography reports. An excerpt. “A long succession of urban theorists, including Jane Jacobs, have intuited, implied, or proclaimed the “organic” nature of cities. This organic concept of cities describes them as … Continue reading

Posted in demographics

Say Build & They Will Build

Sometimes it’s as simple as that. How Oakland began to solve their housing crisis, from City Journal. An excerpt. “California’s housing crisis, particularly in the Bay Area, is notorious and well covered, with news stories chronicling homeless encampments, “pod” housing, … Continue reading

Posted in demographics