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POCACITO BLM – June 18, 2020

June 19, 2020Comments Off on POCACITO BLM – June 18, 2020

A whole lot is happening every week and while nobody has all the answers, together, we can find ways to respond and to deal with the challenges we all face while pursuing sustainable cities: be it health, equity or racism or all three together. Our three speakers: Jordie Vasquez, architect…

Cradle to Cradle – leaving a big and positive footprint

November 19, 2019Comments Off on Cradle to Cradle – leaving a big and positive footprint

The C2C school of thought is characterized by a positive conception of man with a positive footprint: as beneficial organisms humans are a part of the environment. Old patterns of thinking are abandoned, while new paths towards intelligent abundance are established. The C2C design concept is based on the fundamental…

Closing the Loop – zero 3

June 22, 2019Comments Off on Closing the Loop – zero 3

with Jason Morenikeji, Director, Urban Farming Company. The Urban Farming Company uses circular economy thinking to reduce economic and ecological food footprints. Their solution – called Zero3 (www.zero3.io) – explores the value potential of the organic waste flowing through our cities. With the vision of creating a zero waste, zero…

Communities co-create the circular economy

March 10, 2019 Comments Off on Communities co-create the circular economy

a POCACITO webtalk on March 14, 12pm ET with Øystein Leonardsen from Copenhagen In recent years, South Harbour (a disadvantaged neighborhood in Copenhagen) has been undergoing a tremendous physical development. Politicians, researchers and urban planners have in this regard infused South Harbour with new interesting initiatives working towards more integrated…

Reducing Short Lived Climate Pollutants

March 10, 2019 Comments Off on Reducing Short Lived Climate Pollutants

A POCACITO webinar with Alan Silayan from Clean Air Asia (CAA) The latest publications by the IPCC and UNEnvironment paint a dire apocalyptic picture of the impacts of not meeting the challenges of the Paris agreement.  Reducing short-lived climate pollutants in the near term gives us an opportunity to meet…