Category Archives: planning

EPA and Dept of the Interior Excise Climate Change from Strategic Plans

by Mike Bryson In this new era of administrative incompetence, mendacity, and malfeasance here in these United States, two federal departments stand out for their energetic actions to roll back policies and regulations developed over the past several decades: the … Continue reading

Posted in climate change, ethics, news, parks and public land, planning, policy, pollution

Fighting Against the War on Sustainability

by Moses Viveros When one is sworn in as President of the United States, one takes an oath to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States to the best of their ability. The preamble to the Constitution is … Continue reading

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Sustainability for All: Examining the Relationship between Sustainability and Gentrification

By Moses Viveros When one thinks about “sustainability” and what it means; one usually conjures up images of green spaces, clean air, and well-maintained land. Typically projects or developments that are considered to be “sustainable” are created with the intention … Continue reading

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Today at 12:30pm: “Smart Green Cities” Public Lecture in RU’s Ganz Hall

Please join Roosevelt’s Center for New Deal Studies for the 23rd Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Lecture, Monday, Sept. 26 at 12:30 p.m. in Ganz Hall. Economist and urban sustainability scholar Woodrow Clark II, PhD, will give a talk entitled “The … Continue reading

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2016 Fogelson Forum at RU on Sept 29: What Is a Sustainable City?

Next Thursday, Sept. 29th, at 5 p.m., leading experts will discuss the role real estate will play in leading sustainability initiatives for major cities during the Gerald Fogelson Forum on Real Estate at Roosevelt University, 425 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago. … Continue reading

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Smart Green Cities: Franklin and Eleanor Distinguished Lecture at RU on Sept. 26

Please join Roosevelt’s Center for New Deal Studies for the 23rd Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Lecture, Monday, Sept. 26 at 12:30 p.m. in Ganz Hall. Woodrow Clark II, who holds a Ph.D. and three MAs, one of which is in … Continue reading

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Planning for Conservation and Quality of Life in the Kankakee Sands

Some fascinating regional sustainability news from one of the SUST Program’s great partners, the Field Museum: the Chicago Region conservation team in the Museum’s Keller Science Action Center drew on the Quality of Life planning process used in South America … Continue reading

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