Posted by: Tony Carson | 20 November, 2009

Our Vulnerable Cities #13 — consuming the planet to death

“Tokyo is a big city that requires lands to support it that are 3.4 times the size of the entire country. If was cut off from global trade the city could not be sustained.”

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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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