For Londoners contemplating who to support in the debate over the direction of development, the risks and costs of unmanaged, developer led growth are becoming all too clear. The societal, environmental, and economic costs all erode quality of life and threaten prosperity. If Londoners want a city that remains livable, and viable, they need to support councillors who recognize growth must have limits.
and from Glory Be We’re Saved
So let’s recap: The G8 agreement on climate change, hailed by our Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, as a great step forward, lays the framework for the world’s largest and most polluting industrial economy to think about making a commitment about committing to do something, but only on a condition dependent on third parties who have already said “no way, José.” Does it get any better? I wouldn’t think so, except then I got this photocopied flyer in the mail from MP Joe Preston that says “Hey! Don’t worry about climate change. We’ve turned the corner!”
This is the kind of stuff I miss from altlondon, which has recently found it’s footing under new leadership. It’s a shame Sean and the old altondon crew, hasn’t a regular voice in London anymore. I think that some folks are feeling less heat, and a bit more room to sprawl with you guys out of town.