A new HBO documentary by director James Redford reveals that solar power and alternative energies are actively being accepted by Americans despite the persistence of climate change deniers. This is good news for all of us.
As Devita Davison notes in the video below, Detroit is in a unique position to make the most of urban agriculture. However, this is more than a trend. As populations continue to increase and arable land becomes increasingly scarce, all communities will have to being growing food within city limits. By the end of this century, no one will consider building a subdivision without including space for food production. No developer will erect a high rise without a green roof and at least one floor dedicated to growing food. This won’t be a choice. It will be a necessity.
Just days after a post wherein I discussed the downside of economic development, John Oliver ran this piece on his show Last Week Tonight. The segment even includes the mayor of my hometown of Frisco, Texas, which is one of many that has made a bid to Amazon.