Wired: Urban Living Is Kinder to the Planet Than the Suburban Lifestyle
Wired magazine this month covers 10 "green heresies" that challenge our assumptions about sustainability in the article Inconvenient Truths: Get Ready to Rethink What It Means to Be Green. First on the list?
Live in Cities: Urban Living Is Kinder to the Planet Than the Suburban Lifestyle
By Matt Power, 5/19/08
"The fact is, urban living is kinder to the planet, and Manhattan is perhaps the greenest place in the US. A Manhattanite's carbon footprint is 30 percent smaller than the average American's."
This article also seems to imply that urbanism-as-sustainability is still a fringe concept in the environmental movement. Is that still true? And how would you compare urbanism to the other items on the list?
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