Sustainability

Feb
27
Super Cities №272—Climate’s Collective Alliance

Super Cities №272—Climate’s Collective Alliance

Collective action is only possible when members have determined that the benefits are greater than the costs.
2 min read
Feb
03
Super Cities №264—Neutrality Simply is Not Enough

Super Cities №264—Neutrality Simply is Not Enough

The future is not set, but our climate pathways are becoming clearer.
2 min read
Oct
28
Super Cities №254—When Bigger is Not Better

Super Cities №254—When Bigger is Not Better

Did you know that, between 2010 and 2018, SUVs were the second largest contributor to the explosion in global carbon emissions?
1 min read
May
08
Super Cities №202—Cities Slow-Fast Future

Super Cities №202—Cities Slow-Fast Future

Cities are mostly incremental, but occasionally, there are dramatic changes to the places we live and work.
1 min read
Apr
24
Super Cities №197—Polluted Cities are Killers

Super Cities №197—Polluted Cities are Killers

By 2050, an additional 400-plus million Indians — and 255 million Chinese — will live in cities. Along with Nigeria, India and China will account for 35% of global urban growth by 2050.
2 min read
Feb
24
Super Cities №178 — Escape from L.A. (Storms)

Super Cities №178 — Escape from L.A. (Storms)

In 2018, the United States experienced 14 climate-related disasters that each cost $1+ billion.
1 min read
Jan
03
Super Cities №162 — City Farms, Big Business

Super Cities №162 — City Farms, Big Business

We’ll need to produce more food in the next 30 years than we have in the last 10,000, all while managing a diminishing supply of water and arable land.
1 min read
Aug
22
Super Cities №124 - As The World Burns (Literally)

Super Cities №124 - As The World Burns (Literally)

It is difficult for most people to connect the Industrial Revolution to current GDP and productivity growth to future climate-caused events.
1 min read
Jun
09
Super Cities №103 - Why Cities Are The Future

Super Cities №103 - Why Cities Are The Future

Around the world: trillions of dollars, billions of people, and millions of products. The most significant economic opportunity of our lifetimes.
2 min read
Dec
06
Super Cities №29 — What Would Teddy Roosevelt Think?

Super Cities №29 — What Would Teddy Roosevelt Think?

In 1901, Theodore Roosevelt became America’s first conservationist president.
1 min read