Today’s Greenlines: Clotheslines, Bike Paths, Farmers Markets, London Deforestation + More
This trend doesn’t seem to have hit DC yet, at least I haven’t seen many clothes hanging in my neighborhood, but people around the country are apparently fighting for their rights to clothesline.
The Streetsblog Capitol Hill picks up an AP story about how a majority of Americans recognize that they could play a role in helping the environment but don’t usually back up the talk with actions. Hmmm, the same thing could be said of world leaders.
A London exhibition of giant tropical tree stumps dramatizes rainforest deforestation. Check out the story and photo on the Guardian site.
The Washington Post reports from Indonesia on “A CLIMATE THREAT, RISING FROM THE SOIL”
DC Metrocentric gives an update on Penrose Square in Arlington, a rare example of an older suburban shopping center being revamped as a denser urban village with a pedestrian friendly mix of shops and housing.
The financially troubled Allegro apartments in Columbia Heights sold for $77.5 million, DC Metrocentric also reports.
We Love DC offers its five favorite bike routes.
DC nonprofits say they are seeing more demand and less moolah to carry out those services, Washington Business Journal reports on the survey.
Columbia Heights residents are meeting Saturday to discuss plans to bring a farmer’s market back to the neighborhood.
Posted on November 19, 2009, in DC green, Environment, Global Warming, Green Building, lifestyle and tagged Alegro, bike routes, biking, Carbon footprint, Climate Change, climate politics, climate talks, clotheslines, Columbia Heights, Copenhagen, DC, deforestation, farmers market, Indonesia, London, Obama, peatland, public opinion, rainforests, urban redevelopment. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.