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He doesn’t do happy but he does it really well (review of Steven Wilson gig in Calgary)

Opening scenes: Urban life & Hand. Cannot. Erase Steven Wilson was three songs into the set when a confession was made. More on that in a few moments, but first let’s mention the visual display that figured prominently in the gig: a … Continue reading

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Driving fuel and energy efficiency records in Detroit: Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2015

Detroit has been associated with the automotive industry for over 100 years. Ford, General Motors, Chrysler, Packard, Cadillac, Dodge and Studebaker are some of the car company names that dominated American, and other, roads for decades. Henry Ford rolled off … Continue reading

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Urban #resilience in Boston: how health care is being designed to better manage climate change impacts

Boston is an old, coastal city which, through its 350 or so years of history, has been exposed to storm surges and flood risks. But, as recently described in the Third U.S National Climate Assessment,  these risks are likely to … Continue reading

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