"If You Want to Save the Planet, Move to New York"

September 21, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: joiseyshowaa via Flickr/CC BY-SA Cities are the future. More than 50% of the globe’s population now lives in urban areas. By 2050, 70% will. In China, the most populous nation in the world, 120 cities have over 1 million residents. Some have over 20 million. This trend grants us some fantastic opportunities in improving worldwide sustainability, mostly because the population density of cities makes them more inherently efficient. Which is why Janette Sadik-Khan, the Commissioner of New York City’s Department of Transportation, pr… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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"If You Want to Save the Planet, Move to New York"

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