Thinking Sustainability: ‘What if Can Do Can’t? The Vulnerability and Resilience of Cities’
Bill Rees, co-originator of the “ecological footprint” concept, explores how our green buildings, smart growth, hybrid cars, renewable energy, other hopeful techno-fixes alone won’t be enough to solve our climate and energy crises. He argues changes to our thinking and culture are fundamental to addressing them.
You can access his presentation slides here. The video was shot in October 2009 at the ‘Gaining Ground: Resilient Cities’ summit in Vancouver, Canada.
(Source: Gaining Ground Summit)