Andy Bruno, The Nature of Soviet Power : An Arctic Environmental History, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2016, 305 p. During the twentieth century, the Soviet Union turned the Kola Peninsula in the northwest…
Étiqueté : environment
Conférence internationale « Texts, animals, environments. Zoopoetics and Environmental Poetics » à Hanovre du 12 au 14 octobre 2016 Program Wednesday, 12 October 1:30 – 2:00 Welcome and Introduction Roland Borgards, Catrin Gersorf, Frederike Middelhoff,…
« Geo- (the earth and the earth sciences in humanities inquiry) » Colloque du 28 au 30 novembre 2016 à la Curtin University (Western Australia) … geophilosophy, geopolitics, geoaesthetics, geomedia, geoculture … The development of new conceptual formations and cultural…
What China’s Mega Water Transfer Means for Those Left Behind
Sharron Lovell, Tom Wang, December 30, 2015, Chinafile.
Quatre articles sur le système hydraulique chinois ancien, parus dans les actes du congrès de l’International Water Association (IWA) tenu en 2014 à Patras, Grèce.
From solar and wind power technologies to green buildings, electric cars, water services, and sustainable tropical forestry, Asian corporations are upending old business models in their home countries and throughout the world.
Call for papers for an international conference about smart cities, to be held in Taipei next August.
Presentation by Cheng Shengkui (Chinese Academy of Sciences) of a special session of the Last Food Mile Conference dedicated to the study of food waste in urban China.
The dry toilets’ experience in Ordos
Book written by Julie Sze (University of California, Davis).
Article by Federico Caprotti (Department of Geography, King’s College London, London, UK).
Sun, shadows and parks in Chinese cities.
Comparing Beijing and Rotterdam, this paper by Meine Pieter van Dijk suggests ten dimensions for defining ecological cities and tries to provide indicators to measure them.
Book written by Bryan Tilt (anthropologist, Oregon State University), focusing on the southwestern province of Yunnan.
Of the two ambitious ‘new city’ projects in China, one in Shanghai, the other in Tianjin, the former has failed while the second continues. Why?