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Boom. 2013; 3467–72 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.4.67
Published: 01 December 2013
...Hugh Hart California faces major challenges adapting to and mitigating climate change. This article examines two scenarios for the future of the state’s responses to climate change and argues that the state’s history of innovation suggests a viable path ahead. © 2014 by the Regents of the...
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Boom. 2015; 5356–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.3.56
Published: 01 September 2015
... species that depend on them, many of which face uncertain futures because of human activities and climate change. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Evolution habitat islands serpentine outcrops vernal pools agricultural ecosystems A vernal pool on the Carrizo Plain...
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Boom. 2016; 614–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.4
Published: 01 March 2016
... conditions of the twenty-first century. This essay argues that California is leading the way in defining a new code to deal responsibly-and profitably-with climate change and its effects. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Drought Oroville Dam Oakland emissions groundwater...
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Boom. 2016; 6124–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.24
Published: 01 March 2016
...Mark Hogan This article looks at the barriers to dealing with California’s housing shortage and addressing climate change which are built into the existing regulations that govern development across the state. The history of planning and building codes is examined, showing that contrary to popular...
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Boom. 2015; 5398–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.3.98
Published: 01 September 2015
....” The paradigm’s offspring include the Manhattan Project, the moon landings, the Human Genome Project, and research into climate change. But it raises questions about the influence of money on basic research and how society should weigh competing demands for resources among practical social needs and...
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Boom. 2013; 3386–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.86
Published: 01 September 2013
... described accurately as a desert, the encroachments that the ever-expanding city is making, particularly on the Mojave, along with climate change, threaten to make the desert city myth real. Nevertheless, MacDonald argues, rather than reify this old myth, perhaps it is time we create a new one. © 2013 by...
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Boom. 2013; 3360–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.60
Published: 01 September 2013
... politics, climate change and the challenges ahead. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Ron Nichols LADWP water power ron nichols Water and power The Boom Interview U neasy lies the head of the Los Angeles Department of Water...
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Boom. 2016; 6134–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.34
Published: 01 March 2016
... that you ve mentioned have basi- cally been about coming back to something that was there before. Hawthorne: It s important to say that in certain ways, it s very much not a return. There are certain ways in which it s really different. We re facing climate change, and our atti- tude about the natural...
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Boom. 2016; 6380–83 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.80
Published: 01 September 2016
... things. We should ask that question frequently. The answer changes in the course of a second, a week, a season, and a lifetime. It changes for us individ- ually, as our needs change, and it changes collectively, as the conditions within which we live change. From oncoming traffic to climate change...
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Boom. 2016; 6312–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.12
Published: 01 September 2016
... deepening inequality, gentrification, and worries about climate change. Drawing on the public arts, creative place- making, design innovation, the DIY maker movement, and digital technology powered by big data, speculative ideas about the city have become more nuanced, tactical, political, and material...
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Boom. 2016; 6358–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.58
Published: 01 September 2016
... or about the West. How did you decide to link up global climate-change history to famine and political ecology? It seems like something of a departure. Davis: After the 1992 riots, I got a huge advance from Knopf to write a book about the city s apocalypse. Through my political activities I had...
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Boom. 2016; 63110–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.110
Published: 01 September 2016
... have to do with climate, with sea level rise, and what it does to the ecologies within the petals. Depending upon whether you are lower or higher relative to the Bay, the whole ecology around you is chang- ing. Where I live now, animals and birds wake me up every Exterior of Oakland Museum of...
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Boom. 2016; 6368–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.68
Published: 01 September 2016
... homicide in Oakland, 2004 An abstract metal sculpture at the lagoon memori- alized a baby s death. At the center of the two labyrinths, you would always find a changing array of beer bottles, cigar- ettes, candy, and other favorites of deceased or departed friends and family, sometimes marked with notes...
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Boom. 2016; 634–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.4
Published: 01 September 2016
... proven difficult to change because our institutions are less malleable than we might wish, and because they provide a sense of permanence some would say a false sense of permanence in the face of broad shifts in the external conditions surrounding the academic enterprise such as the withdrawal of public...
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Boom. 2016; 6350–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.50
Published: 01 September 2016
... result was the monumental work Berkeley — The City and its People , which hung for decades until extensive seismic trouble plaguing City Hall forced its removal and relocation to a storage facility. Berkeley has changed dramatically since Bearden’s visit. The percentage of Berkeley’s black population has...
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Boom. 2016; 61v–vi doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.v
Published: 01 March 2016
...? Climate change comes first to mind. But our mounting crisis in the affordability of housing follows close behind. And then there s the gridlock in A landscape architecture student at UC Berkeley s College of Environmental Design documents his studio space in Wurster Hall. Photograph by John Lambert...
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Boom. 2016; 61130–136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.130
Published: 01 March 2016
... 2016 Treasure Island Golden Gate International Exposition Into the Void Pacific Andrew Shanken climate change San Francisco Bay Treasure Island and the new bridges, looking west. COURTESY OAKLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY, OAKLAND HISTORY ROOM. brock winstead Let There Be a Firmament in the Midst of...
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Boom. 2015; 5472–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.72
Published: 01 December 2015
... Goddess, 3 rd ed. (San Francisco: Harper San Fran- cisco, 1999), 215. 12 Starhawk, The Spiral Dance, 5. 13 Starhawk, The Spiral Dance, 216. 14 Starhawk, Climate Change Primer, httpwww.earthactivist training.org/Climate%20change%20primer.pdf, 14. 15 Starhawk, Dreaming the Dark, 41. 16 Starhawk, The Five...
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Boom. 2015; 5485–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.85
Published: 01 December 2015
... generation of New York intellectuals. But then, as cul- tural conditions changed, the next generation never really emerged. When Berkeley made me an offer I couldn t refuse promotion to tenure and a 50 percent increase in salary I had never been west of Chicago. As I was driving across the country for the...
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Boom. 2015; 5490–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.90
Published: 01 December 2015
...Thien-Huong T. Ninh In 1998, on the 200th anniversary of her first apparition, the image of the Virgin Mary, which had appeared to a group of martyrs in La Vang, Vietnam (and was known as Our Lady of La Vang), was transformed from a European woman into a Vietnamese woman. The change was initiated...