Most Liveable Cities - August 2011

Most Liveable Cities – August 2011

August 6, 2012

Vancouver, BC, has enjoyed top ranking as the Economist Intelligence Unit’s number one most liveable city in the past ten years, but in the EIU’s annual survey published in last month in August, Melbourne, Australia, topped the list. In a related but smaller separate survey, Monocle magazine bestowed their number one ranking to Helsinki in […]

The Big Match Up: US v AUS

The Big Match Up: US v AUS

June 21, 2012

After returning to Melbourne, Australia after living in the States for 5 years I was astonished by the high cost of living in Australia. This was even more surprising because Melbourne has for years been considered one of the world’s most liveable cities by the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Survey. In the style of […]

Indian cities: Heaviest and not the greenest

Indian cities: Heaviest and not the greenest

June 8, 2012

Major Indian cities are gasping for breath. Its not only the deluge of 4-wheelers that is choking the Indian metropolis, but also the demand for greater reservoir of oxygen with the population growth maintaining its northward growth. CO2 emissions have captured the imagination of Indian decision makers, but for the most part, these policies and […]