The US Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers resolved their differences and advanced one of the largest sprawling developments ever contemplated in California on 12,000 acres along the Santa Clara River in northwest Los Angeles County. Newhall Ranch would create a city for 60,000 on a six-mile stretch of the wild, open, agricultural, free-flowing river flood plain.
Permaculture: Land-Based System of Human Rewilding
The (un)Quiet Revolution: Permaculture (Documentary)
The documentary, ‘Permaculture: A Quiet Revolution’ investigates communal-self-reliance and economic-environmental sustainability through permanent (agri)culture or permaculture.
Sustainability in Los Angeles: Who, What, Where?
The following resource list provides links to Los Angeles based organizations that offer programs that can help to support local, environmentally sustainable economies, including web calendars and share sites.
Urban Humanity Revival: Walkable Neighborhoods and Mass Transit
The time is now to invest in walkable neighborhoods accessed by mass transit with opportunities for cultural coming together and societal participation, instead of environmentally-destructive sprawl, cultural intolerance, societal alienation, and personal anonymity.
End Nuclear Power: Renewables and Conservation Now
What about energy conservation, as well as cogeneration, wind power and cheaper, more–efficient forms of renewable energy? Physicist Amory Lovins from the Rocky Mountain Institute argues that shifting investment of tens of billions of dollars from nuclear into renewable energy would reduce far more carbon per dollar.
Anaheim Platinum Triangle: Visionary Urban Village or Missed Opportunity?
Anaheim’s conflicted planning is ruining the opportunity to create a dense urban village, high-speed-rail-friendly for tourists, sports fans, and 25,000 new residents.