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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 25–31.
Published: 01 September 2016
... a first visit that the real estate was essentially worthless. And, of course, it became ground zero for all the imagination of Hollywood, projecting moving images of fantasy plotlines onto screens around the world. Across from La Placita, the mythical origin point of Los Angeles, is Union Station...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 4–11.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Pacific Gas & Electric zero waste Jerry Brown Keith Schneider Irrigation ditch in Grass Valley, California. Photograph by Erin Johnson, via Flickr. keith schneider The California Code An ecologically sensitive development model for a fuming world E ven toward the end of a blistering four-year...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 67–72.
Published: 01 December 2013
... is a clean, green, utopian scenario. Gasoline-fueled gridlock becomes the stuff of ancient urban legend as free- ways set aside zero-carbon lanes for hydrogen-fueled vehi- cles and bicyclists. Agribusiness responds to arid conditions with hyperintensive farming techniques fertilized by their on-the...
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Boom (2012) 2 (1): 17–32.
Published: 03 March 2012
... imitated in Washington, DC and around the world, leading to the commercialization of catalytic converters, reformulated gasoline, zero emis- sion vehicles, and many other technology innovations. As Daniel Yergin notes in The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World, CARB became the de...
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Boom (2011) 1 (1): 36–49.
Published: 01 March 2011
... long before the current crisis. Indeed, the worst fears and prognostica- tions associated with the collapse of the housing market in 2008 speculators taking enormous profits while destabi- lizing housing values, individual homeowners with zero or negative equity, buyers unable to access credit...