Let the environment define our development

Johan Rockstrom talks about the Earth´s resources and humanity.  Let see this amazing video. “….  Elinor Ostrom, Nobel laureate of economics, clearly shows empirically across the world that we can govern the commons if we invest in trust, local, action-based partnerships and cross-scale institutional innovations, where local actors, together can deal with the global commons

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The biggest risks facing cities and some solutions

Interesting point of view from Robert Muggah, about the risks that are facing big cities. “… Cities are where the future happens first. They’re open, creative, dynamic, democratic, cosmopolitan, sexy. They’re the perfect antidote to reactionary nationalism.”    “…Cities have a dark side, they take just up the 3% of the world´s surface area, but they account 

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