‘Book Notices’ Archive

No Place Like Home Conference – June 3, 2013 April 1, 2013 1 Comment

This conference is being hosted by me and others to discuss the current state of subsidized home ownership in America, something that has been happening since the end of World War II but since the 1970s has been less successful in building new homes affordable to working people, who have since had to rely mainly […]

Rational consideration of “adaptation” for California… November 23, 2010 2 Comments

Rational consideration of “adaptation” for California as well as merely quixotic attempts at “prevention.”  A great book on this subject, about the British Isles, is Turned Out Nice by Marek Kohn.  I don’t know of any equivalent volume of that quality about the natural scene in California and the West. Related “Climate Change Planning for […]