Confronting Climate Constraints: Sustainable Cities and Ecosystems

If the evolution of global energy systems over the next 50 years reflects US consumption patterns, the World will be on a path toward rapid Climate . Rosina Bierbaum and Robert Socolow examine the need for a major change in course, including the range of options available for coping with these changes and ways to reverse the process. It will emphasize the big picture, with specific reference to lifestyle, poverty, development, and the all-too-plausible "cures" that could be worse than the disease.

Festival: 2006

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