Citizen Action Monitor

Strong Towns offers an alternative to conventional but flawed urban planning policies and strategies

The Strong Town approach is heavy on experimentation, small-scale risk-taking, civic engagement, and grassroots action. No 1430 Posted by fw, August 20, 2015 “Our job is to make cities resilient or … Continue reading

August 20, 2015

Dozens of Italian cities empower citizen action through city-citizen joint initiatives to improve city life

Innovative co-design approach represents serious shift in thinking in “finding solutions” to manage city projects and urban issues No 1272 Posted by fw, March 4, 2015 “What would it be … Continue reading

March 4, 2015

Neil McCabe’s Green Plan presentation wins high praise at Radical Emission Reduction Conference

McCabe’s presentation “was critically inspiring” — climate scientist Kevin Anderson, conference convenor No 948 Posted by fw, January 7, 2014 Dublin firefighter Neil McCabe was one of only a few … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Awards heaped on Dublin’s Neil McCabe for innovation and leadership in addressing climate change issues

Dublin City Council seconded Neil for 12 months to bring Green Plan to entire fire service and City Council No 947 Posted by fw, January 6, 2014 “Dublin fire fighter, … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dublin Fire Station’s model Green Plan slashes CO2 emissions, becomes first carbon neutral station in world

Green Plan dramatically cuts carbon footprint and impact on environment, achieves significant cost savings No 946 Posted by fw, January 5, 2014 While others talk, talk, talk and talk some … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Two Alberta profs pitch city sustainability, resilience

No 107 Posted by fw, January 22, 2011 “To be sustainable, cities must also be resilient. They must be able to adapt and change to new circumstances as they emerge. … Continue reading

January 22, 2011 · Leave a comment