Daily Archives: September 29, 2017

The ice edge is a high-risk environment for Arctic industries

Originally posted on Geography Directions:
By Siri Veland and Amanda Lynch, Brown University Near shore sea ice from Barrow, Alaska June, 2014. (C) Siri Veland Expectations of receding, thawing and melting of the Arctic have prematurely driven investments and geopolitical negotiation…

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Whither the Creative City? The Comeuppance of Richard Florida

Originally posted on urbanculturalstudies:
Talent, Technology, and Tolerance, said Florida (2002), were the pre-conditions for a successful urban economy. Florida’s ‘creative class’ theory, much copied, emulated and critically maligned, delineated urban regions with ‘talent’ (PhDs); ‘technology’ (things like patents granted);…

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