The Convenient Truth: Cities and Sustainability


The relationship between cities and climate change seems little understood, even as the world awakens to global warming and exploding urban populations. New Urbanism must show that compact connected cities and suburbs with efficient buildings are the convenient remedy for the inconvenient truth. Hank Dittmar explained the link between urbanism and carbon emissions, and presented the work of The Prince's Foundation for the Built Environment.

Hank Dittmar, Chief Executive, The Prince's Foundation
Doug Kelbaugh, FAIA, Dean of the Taubman College of Architecture & Urban Planning, University of Michigan
Robin Rather, CEO, Collective Strengths

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