Think Global, Act Urban

Despite all the problems associated with urban sprawl and city growth, Christopher Flavin of the environmental research group Worldwatch Institute says they hold the key to solving climate change in this audio report from Marketplace.

"A new report says cities cover less than 1 percent of the earth's surface but generate the bulk of the world's carbon emissions."

"But that's not a minus. Worldwatch Institute President Christopher Flavin says cities hold the keys to tackling both poverty and climate change."

Full Story: An upside to urban sprawl


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