...after the important business of the election Hurricane Sandy is now being seen not as a political event but for what it is, a symptom of climate change.
Perhaps if more people paid more attention to sustainable design principles, and understood the importance of sustainable urban design, green space would be seen for the buffer it provides, the carbon sink, the natural urban drainage system, the free mental health prescription that comes from time spent in healing gardens and urban forests.
Life on the planet is all linked. We can not afford to act in ignorance and arrogance. "To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it." - G.K. Chesterton.