Constructing Green Cities

Constructing Green Cities Story Map My story map, linked above, discusses the definitions and social constructions of green cities today. It utilizes specific examples to dive deeper into social constructions and explores ideas for the future based on what was found this summer. This summer has been so filled with personal and academic growth. I…

Coming Along Just Fine

SHORT OVERVIEW   Over the past six weeks, I have had some extremely productive times accompanied by periods of what can be described as a brain drought. However, I believe that at this point I have a great deal of information gathered for a literary review and most definitely for myself. I have an understanding of green cities as they are currently…

Thoughtful Effective Reductions

A world with more plastic in the ocean than fish. That is the future of this planet and not a distant one. A study done by World Economic Forum stated that this will be the fate of our oceans by 2050 unless we curb our plastic use and recycle more of our plastics. Due to…

Green City: Buzzword to Implementation

Green City is a trigger term, a buzzword that nearly everyone recognizes. It’s surface definition being a town that is environmentally friendly is well established. However, experts know the term to include much more than eco-friendly action. The definition of a green city is less solidifed and specific than it should be, and it leaves…