Bill Rees, originator of the ecological footprint, says we are already into overshoot. We can plan to reduce our use of Earth's resources, or plunge through a series of disasters.
Full keynote speech from "Resilient Cities" 091021 plus Q and A with Warren Karlenzig on Post Carbon Cities, including China's "eco-cities". That presentation, with host Daniel Lerch from the Post Carbon Institute, was October 20th, all at the Vancouver Convention Centre, Canada.
Ecoshock 091030 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB
Production notes: end music clip: "99 and a half won't do" by Mavis Staples (cut if you need time for station ID; break-point with re-intro at 39:37)
Thursday, October 29, 2009
Posted by Alex Smith at 4:20 PM
Labels: china, cities, climate change, consumerism, consumption, economy, energy, environment, environmentalism, urban design
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