Higher Education Institutions Are Critical Players in Making “Life After Carbon” a Reality

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By Peter Plastrik and John Cleveland

Radical Transformation, Not Tweaks

Idea #1 — Cities can turn the emerging renewable energy economy into urban wealth and jobs.

Idea #2 — Cities can more efficiently use energy, materials, natural resources, and space to generate a new kind of urban abundance.

Idea #3 — Cities can restore and tap the power of natural systems to enhance and protect urban life.

Idea #4 — Cities can cultivate the capacity of inhabitants and core systems to adapt successfully to the future’s new requirements.

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The Role of Higher Education

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A changing climate means a changing society. The Island Press Urban Resilience Project (URP) is committed to a greener, fairer future. www.islandpress.org/URP

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