“Central to the climate change problem is that, at present, 39 percent of U.S. carbon emissions come from buildings, 33 percent from transportation, and the remainder from industry. So the built environment and transportation are critical to climate change mitigation efforts.”
Gar Alperovitz, Steve Dubb, Thad Williamson at AlterNet. Beyond Throwaway Cities: How To Build An Export-Proof Local Economy
We invest billions to create a functioning city. How do we create local businesses that won’t be tempted to pack up our jobs and leave town?