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Warren Karlenzig at TEDx Mission on "Collective Intelligence: Cities as Global Sustainability Solutions Platform" (video)

Hear Warren Karlenzig speak on the city as global sustainability solutions platform at TEDxMission. San Francisco, August 21, 2012.

Common Current's Warren Karlenzig in CQ Researcher: "Are Futuristic Metropolises Good Investments?", 27 July 2012, Volume 22, Issue 27

Fiscal Times article
"Housing Crisis Could End Suburbia As We Know It," Steven Yoder, Fiscal Times, July 5, 2012: Common Current's Warren Karlenzig quoted on the forces portending end of exurban development.

"Urban Sustainability: A Study in Green," by Alyn Giffiths, Vision Magazine: Fresh Perspectives from Dubai, June 2012. Common Current's Warren Karlenzig quoted on legacy of global Green City futures and the 2010 Shanghai Expo and Shanghai Manual.

Shanghai Daily, Nov. 8, 2011: "Shanghai Issues Expo Legacy Guidebook": Review of Shanghai Manual for Sustainable Cities, co-authored by Common Current's Warren Karlenzig with the United Nations.

Common Current's Warren Karlenzig is quoted in the Wall Street Journal: "How to Build A Greener City" (Monday, September 12, 2011)

Archinect News, August 17, 2011: Review of Los Angeles Art + Design Museum's show, "Rethink LA: Perspectives on a Future City," which included Common Current's president Warren Karlenzig, who narrated the exhibit.

Warren on China Dialogue TV

Video of Common Current's Warren Karlenzig from China Dialogue on "Sustainability in the Cities of China," April 11, 2011.

"Brand New Cities," by Oliver Chiang,, May 20, 2010. Forbes covers Common Current analysis of impact of climate change mitigation and adaptation in profiling the rise of new global cities.

"Planning Cities for Sustainability and Resilience," The Huffington Post, April 12, 2010. Profile of Common Current founder Warren Karlenzig's urban sustainability and resilience strategy, by the Natural Resources Defense Council's Director of Smart Growth, Kaid Benfield.

"Peak Oil in Four Years? Mobility and Economic Vulnerabilities," by Warren Karlenzig, Common Current, Tehran (Iran) Times, Monday, April 12, 2010

"RoseRyan Lists Bay Area's Top Movers and Shakers in Cleantech 2009," RoseRyan, January 25, 2010. Warren Karlenzig named in "People to Watch in Cleantech in 2010"

Audio of talk Warren Karlenzig gave on ""Resilient Cities in a Post-Carbon World"" at Resilient Cities event, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada--October 20, 2009

"Green Cities Report," Living Cities, May 2009
This report, which looks at how 40 of the largest US cities are trying to limit their carbon footprints and strengthen their economies, includes How Green Is Your City? by Warren Karlenzig in its "Recommend Reading" list.

"Chicago Promises a Green Olympics in 2016 Bid," Monday, Feb. 23, 2009

"Major US City Post-Oil Preparedness" (Common Current study presented at University of Pennsyslvania Conference "Re-imagining Cities: Urban Design After the Age of Oil" and at Stanford Nov. 17 Conference "Behavior, Energy and Climate Change."

"Oklahoma Rising?: Part Four, Oil Dependence"
September 24, 2008, Oklahoma City Gazette.
Covers Common Current's oil crisis preparedness ranking of the 50 largest US cities and Oklahoma's endangered urban transportation systems.

"Grandes villes industrielles ou pays d'Afrique, les TIC sont au coeur des démarches de développement durable"
Translation: "For large industrial cities or countries in Africa, ICT is at the heart of sustainable development approaches", French language
Read translation HERE...
May 29, 2008, Le Monde Informatique, France (Information Science World)

The Oklahoman
"How we're coping with rising fuel prices", Daily Oklahoman newspaper, Saturday, June 21. Covers Common Current study, here.

Warren on Green and Connected Cities at European Union Committee of Regions session, Brussels, 27 May 2008

Read our CNN article
"50 Best and Worst Ranked Cities to Weather an Oil Crisis (coverage of Common Current study)"
By Lara Moscrip, June 12, 2008

"Residents used to 70-mile commutes turn to carpooling, public transport as gas hovers at $4 a gallon. Survey ranks 2 Oklahoma cities as vulnerable..." Read More...

San Jose Mercury News Op-ed by Common Current: "Smartly plan our way out of oil addiction"
May 15, 2008
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NPR Smart City Radio
March 31st, 2008 -- Host Carol Coletta interviewed Common Current's Warren Karlenzig on "Smart City Radio" this month to discuss how high oil and gasoline prices are affecting American cities.

March 4th, 2008
Major US City Preparedness for an Oil Crisis Media Release (PDF)

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