Posted by: Tony Carson | 18 November, 2009

Our Vulnerable Cities #6 — consuming the planet to death

“If we were to encapsulate our cities into a bell jar we would suffocate and starve simultaneously because the productive zone producing everything needed to maintain or sustain the cities is happening elsewhere.”

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From a talk by one of Canada’s most eminent environmental scientists, William E. Rees: The Vulnerability and Resilience of Cities.

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