WEBCAST Did @Davos yield hope or gloom? Pooran Desai turns the rich&powerful onto One Planet Living @WEF @BioRegional

The rich and powerful of the World Economic Forum have been meeting in the Swiss town of Davos all week. Pooran Desai has been there. He's the Sustainability Director of social enterprise and charity BioRegional whose mission is to introduce the concept of ecological footprinting into city planning, architecture and business. He heads up BioRegional’s One Planet Communities programme and is an author of a book of the same name. He practices what he preaches by living in BedZED in South London, a low carbon apartment block that he helped design, and by driving a sportscar which runs on waste cooking oil. In this video interview from Davos during the forum, Pooran answers the following questions: First of all, for those of us who never been there, what is it actually like in Davos during the world economic Forum? You are there as part of BioRegional's team, what are you hopi...

Full article: http://sustainablecitiescollective.com/david-thorpe/21825...

Tweets

Seen Sex and the Sustainable City - The One wit...

“Pedestrians have to fight for almost anything to improve safety and walkability. Just plain stupid in the age of climate ...

Slideshow: @Fujitsu's Smarter Planet

eetimes.com 25 Jan '14, 10pm

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Half the work of the 70 researchers at Fujitsu Labs America is about cloud computing services thes...

The biological basis of resilient cities - Gree...

theecologist.org 25 Jan '14, 11am

They have inter-connected networks of pathways and relationships. They are not segregated into neat categories of use, typ...

Slideshow: Fujitsu's Smarter Planet | EE Times ...

eetimes.com 25 Jan '14, 7pm

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Half the work of the 70 researchers at Fujitsu Labs America is about cloud computing services thes...

Davos: Fracking won't avert energy crisis

theecologist.org 25 Jan '14, 12pm

Investors who think governments may agree stringent and strictly-enforced limits on greenhouse gas emissions might decide ...

Natural Homes on Informed Planet possibly the b...

naturalhomes.org 26 Jan '14, 9pm

You can follow Natural Homes on Facebook , google+ , Twitter and Pinterest in the menu above. If you would like to talk wi...

yay! <3

naturalhomes.org 26 Jan '14, 8pm

Melody, who spins yarn, makes clothes and weaves willow to make baskets says, "We've been cultivated to not think about ma...

Alarming Analysis: One Quarter of Sharks and Ra...

wcs.org 26 Jan '14, 10pm

Bronx, New York (January 22, 2014) -- The following statement was issued today by Dr. Cristián Samper, President and CEO o...