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10 Cities Just Stepped Up Their Climate Action On The Road To Paris

Today, ten global cities from 5 continents, representing 58 million people and more than US$ 3 trillion GDP, join first-mover Rio de Janeiro in announcing their compliance with the Compact of Mayors in advance of the COP21 climate negotiations. The cities of Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Copenhagen, Melbourne, New York, Oslo, Rio de Janeiro, San Francisco, Stockholm, Sydney and Washington, DC…

Out of London; Into Oslo

Invited to Norway to give a talk on “Data Made Personal,” Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellow Mimi Onuoha took time out to try the Nordic ski slopes.

LEONARDO’S BRIDGE: Part 3. “Vebjørn Sand and Variations on a Theme by Leonardo”

Vebjørn Sand is a contemporary Norwegian artist, who divides his time between the United States and Norway. In 1996, in viewing a special exhibition of drawings and replicas of Leonardo’s inventions, Mr. Sand became transfixed by the shear beauty and modernity of a bridge the Renaissance master had sketched in a notebook — a bridge…