CNU Salons

Environmental Capital: Pricey Gas Drives People to Move

In this recent article, Keith Johnson from the Wall Street Journal writes about the pricey gas rates and how it has sparked the move of many Americans.

The Evolution of Tysons Corner

Community leaders of Tysons Corner, Virginia, once a poster-perfect example of an 'edge city', have increasingly been seeking strategies to create a more walkable pedestrian-friendly form of urbanism

New Urbanism and Campus Plans

I would like to share an example of a very interesting comprehensive plan – not for a city but for a large university campus that sprawls over six municipal jurisdictions and a good part of the coun

Garrison Keillor in the International Herald Tribune: "At $5 a gallon, we'll start telling stories again"

In a recent Op-ed in the International Herald Tribune, Garrison Keillor writes: "The fantasy of comfortable vagabondage lies deep within each one of us, though, and once, 30 years ago, driving a GMC m

California Adopts State-wide Policy to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

James Temple, of the San Francisco Chronicle, writes about one of the first state-level global warming plans to get serious about emission.

Environmental-Minded Limits on Growth Can Actually Fuel Climate Change

In a recent article found in the San Francisco Chronicle, John King discusses the impact that global warming holds on the Bay Area.

Rising gas prices provide a good start to 2030 Challenge

Doug Farr’s 2030 Challenge, issued at CNU XVI just three months ago, requi

Defunct Airport Becomes A "Green" Wonderland

In this article from the Rocky Mountain News, Maria Cote writes about the development of walkable towns in Northeast Denver's Stapleton Community.

All that (and much less) in a gallon of milk?

The June 30 edition of the New York Times saw fit to print news of a major step forward for both the lactose tolerant and efforts to reduce vehicle miles traveled: Costco and Wal-Mart are using

Energy Costs in the Distant Suburbs

In this article from the New York Times, Peter Goodman touches upon the notion that city life, which can be unappealing to some, is now becoming more practical, particularly to those who no longer wan