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It is Elegant, but is It Feasible?

As Urbanization Week continues, Liz Borkowski put up a great post about feeding cities that includes a nice, rational (look at the comments for more good stuff) discussion of the idea of Vertical Farming. I’m glad to see the issue come up, because it has so much power. I’m grateful to Liz for providing such…

Ok, as part of Urbanization Week, I’m really excited to hear more about what people who have committed to their own cities are doing to make them work. So here’s your chance to tell me about your place, small city or large, and how you are improving your place, and making it ready for the…

The Future of Cities

Liz Borkowski of The Pump Handle and I are doing a series this week on the future of urbanization. Given that just about half the world’s population now lives in cities, and that almost all projected demographic growth (we will come back to whether the UN’s projections on this subject are realistic in a post…