CFR PODCAST: GLOBAL CITIES, GLOBAL CHALLENGES

 Asia Unbound Los Angeles is the quintessential horizontal city with 915 miles of sprawling freeways and highways. Hong Kong’s astronomical real estate prices have led to a severe housing crisis. Cities in mainland China routinely face choking pollution and food safety scandals. In Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China, Professor Emeritus of … More CFR PODCAST: GLOBAL CITIES, GLOBAL CHALLENGES

DOCKLESS SHARED BIKES: FROM CHINA TO THE US AND TO LOS ANGELES?

A post by Robert Gottlieb that ran in Streetsblog LA on October 13, 2017. Also available at http://la.streetsblog.org/2017/10/13/dockless-shared-bikes-from-china-to-los-angeles/   When I returned to China last month to give some talks about my new book, it was my first visit in over two years. When I arrived in Shanghai, I was astounded by the vehicle street scene. … More DOCKLESS SHARED BIKES: FROM CHINA TO THE US AND TO LOS ANGELES?

CUNY URBAN FOOD POLICY MONITOR INTERVIEW WITH ROBERT GOTTLIEB

  Over the past four decades, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and key urban regions of China have emerged as global cities—in financial, political, cultural, environmental, and demographic terms. In the new book, The Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China, Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng trace the global emergence of these urban … More CUNY URBAN FOOD POLICY MONITOR INTERVIEW WITH ROBERT GOTTLIEB

BOOK TALKS IN HONG KONG AND CHINA… AND ON TO LOS ANGELES, NEW YORK, BOSTON, NORTHAMPTON AND WASHINGTON DC

Bob and Simon have now completed 15 talks in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Beijing at several universities and university forums — Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, City University, and Hong Kong America Center in Hong Kong; Tongji and Fudan Universities in Shanghai, and Renmin University in Beijing; Networking Organizations including Green Drinks in … More BOOK TALKS IN HONG KONG AND CHINA… AND ON TO LOS ANGELES, NEW YORK, BOSTON, NORTHAMPTON AND WASHINGTON DC

SHARED HARVEST AND CHINA’S CSA ALLIANCE

Shared Harvest is an innovative, groundbreaking Community Supported Agriculture farm in Liuzhuanghu Village on the outskirts of Beijing. Its founder and participants have played a key role in the development of China’s CSA Alliance. This group, which now includes nearly one thousand participants, mostly CSA farmers spread throughout China, has grown rapidly in the last … More SHARED HARVEST AND CHINA’S CSA ALLIANCE

CHALLENGES REMAIN IN CHAMPIONING PORT POLLUTION CONTROL ISSUES IN HONG KONG AND LOS ANGELES

A FORWARD WITH TOLL NEWS STORY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2017 (Forward with Toll is a news-based website on the latest developments on global supply chain management. The story is based in part on the talk by Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng at Green Drinks, on September 13, 2017) A leading environmental campaigner and co-author of a … More CHALLENGES REMAIN IN CHAMPIONING PORT POLLUTION CONTROL ISSUES IN HONG KONG AND LOS ANGELES

FOREIGN CORRESPONDENTS’ CLUB LUNCH TALK, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017

Hong Kong’s Foreign Correspondents’ Club hosted a talk by Global Cities’ Authors Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng. The FCC topic was “Who really cares about the environment — China or the U.S.? The FCC announcement for the talk included the following statement and provided the video link for the talk here: https://www.fcchk.org/event/club-lunch-who-really-cares-about-the-environment-china-or-the-u-s/ The international community was dismayed in … More FOREIGN CORRESPONDENTS’ CLUB LUNCH TALK, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017

GLOBAL CITIES BOOK RADIO INTERVIEWS

Hong Kong radio station RTHK aired an interview with Robert Gottlieb on Tuesday, September 12, at 7:40 AM as part of the station’s morning news program. The interview was conducted by host Ian Pooler. A podcast of the interview is available on the RTHK website at http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/en/news-programmes/this-episode.htm?cmsid=77&episode_id=458480&livetime=20170912063000. Scroll down to the segment titled “Scholar says citizens’ … More GLOBAL CITIES BOOK RADIO INTERVIEWS