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On China, Pollution
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produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in On China (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2013), 23 mins
It was called "Airpocalypse," a stretch in mid-January when the air in Beijing and other Chinese cities became so bad that residents were warned to stay indoors as pollution in their cities was captured by a NASA satellite in outer space.
produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in On China (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2013), 23 mins
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Saving Our Suburbs, Part 1 of 3, How to Create Successful Suburbs
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presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press, in Saving Our Suburbs, Part 1 of 3 (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2018), 1 hour 40 mins

The formulas that guided suburban growth for more than 60 years no longer work. How can suburbs adapt to increasingly complex social, economic, fiscal, and environmental demands? What new approaches can help them secure their futures?

In part one, of this three-part webinar series on Saving Our Suburbs (S.O.S.), p...

presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press, in Saving Our Suburbs, Part 1 of 3 (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2018), 1 hour 40 mins
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Saving Our Suburbs, Part 2 of 3, How to Seize Emerging Opportunities
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presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press, in Saving Our Suburbs, Part 2 of 3 (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 30 mins

In this webinar you'll learn how suburbs can cover the costs of creating walkable urbanism by being Opportunistic and developing innovative public/private partnerships to pay for streets, public spaces, art and culture, and, yes, even parking—in other words, the infrastructure that turns density into a tool for...

presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press, in Saving Our Suburbs, Part 2 of 3 (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 30 mins
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Urban Revitalization for All
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produced by Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2018), 1 hour 13 mins

This is a tale of two (kinds of) cities. First, there are the fast-growing coastal megalopolises—including Washington, DC, Seattle, and San Francisco—where an influx of millennials has spurred new investment in housing, transit, parks and other amenities. In those cities, the much celebrated urban revitalizati...

produced by Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2018), 1 hour 13 mins
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Vacant to Vibrant: How to Turn Vacant Lots into Vibrant Plots
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presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 3 mins

Vacant lots in your neighborhood can illustrate neglect and seem like a waste of space. But, these open spaces can also serve as clean canvases for creative community projects that bring positive change.

Interested in learning from leaders and thinkers who have transformed vacant places into vibrant green spaces?...

presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 3 mins
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ENVIRONMENT / ENERGY: Anti-fracking protest finishes at Balcombe / panel discusses practice
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produced by ITN Source (London, England: ITN Source, 2013), 1 min
Lawrence McGinty brought local residents and an expert together, to discuss the controversial practice. Protesters at a camp near a potential fracking site in Balcombe today started packing up and returning home. But the issue - which is facing many communities across the UK - won't be going away. People in Lancas...
produced by ITN Source (London, England: ITN Source, 2013), 1 min
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Community Resilience in an Era of Upheaval
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presented by Sarah Donovan Huckins, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2018), 1 hour 1 mins
Contributors to The Community Resilience Reader Daniel Lerch, Rebecca Wodder, and Richard Heinberg, presented on the six foundations for community resilience. Daniel Lerch, Education and Publications Director for the Post Carbon Institute, provided an explanation of the framework and theme of the resilience reader...
presented by Sarah Donovan Huckins, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2018), 1 hour 1 mins
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How to Advocate for Local Transit in Your Community
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presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 5 mins

What are the best methods in advocating for better transportation in your city? What do you say at a planning meeting? Who do you even direct your concerns to? What changes can you even affect?

Christof Spieler, author of Trains, Buses, People: An Opinionated Atlas of US Transit, has been in your shoes. Christof,...

presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 5 mins
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Urban Agriculture and Creating a Sustainable Foodscape
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presented by Sarah Donovan Huckins, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2018), 57 mins
Food Tank co-founder and President Danielle Nierenberg moderates this webinar featuring Michael Carolan, author of No One Eats Alone. Michael was joined by Alice’s Garden Urban Farm Executive Director Venice Williams and DC Greens Executive Director Lauren Shweder Biel. The panelists discussed how urban agricult...
presented by Sarah Donovan Huckins, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2018), 57 mins
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Fixing Our Broken Water Cycle
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presented by Sarah Donovan Huckins, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2018), 1 hour
Sandra Postel and Abbie Gascho Landis discuss the health of our water cycle and how we can recognize and address human impact on water’s natural rhythms.
presented by Sarah Donovan Huckins, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2018), 1 hour
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