The Promise and Problems of Sustainable Cities: April 7, 2015

Please join us for our roundtable on Tuesday, April 7th, 12:15-1:15, at the A.D. White House (LUNCH INCLUDED), on The Promise and Problems of Sustainable Cities:

Cities have a great capacity for carbon efficiency and social services, but they also concentrate pollution, and their consumption levels require the transport of goods from thousands of miles away.  They may also exacerbate certain kinds of social divisions and injustices. Is it possible to design sustainable cities in the 21st century?

Below is a Dropbox link to TWO BRIEF READINGS.  Please take a look at them in advance of the discussion.  And also please join me in offering huge thanks to Jeremy Foster for agreeing to be our discussion leader and for doing the work of finding these thought-provoking essays.  Jeremy is a fantastic cultural geographer, landscape architect, and urban studies scholar, and he has been a supporter of CREST from the beginning.  Thank you, Jeremy!

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