Posts Tagged ‘globalization

23 Jun, 2009

The supermobility era

Posted by: Marian Salzman In: globalization| mobility

Globalization has been the headline for years as it’s changed the face of communication, finance, business and society. But it’s not a stand-alone phenomenon; it’s totally dependent upon mobility. Constant movement from place to place has made the last few decades frenetic. In fact, we live in an era of supermobility.
Crops are supermobile: Fresh flowers [...]

Pockets of responsible consumerism have always been visible on the fringes, but the movement toward greening and supporting local markets has taken root in a much more mass fashion now, getting the attention of consumers in more than just overpopulated urban areas. Suddenly we are all considering our “carbon footprint.” Farmers and producers of local [...]


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