Why cities are on the ‘cutting edge of environmentalism’ : Smart Planet

via LAND Reader

Peter Calthorpe, an architect, urban planner, and one of the founders of the Congress for the New Urbanism was interviewed by Smart Planet on Earth Day about his book – Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change (Amazon Link). Peter talks about climate change, smart urban planning, sustainable cities, urban lifestyle and many others in relation to urbanism and his book.

A good interview that talks more about the subject at large rather than Calthorpe’s book

If we’re going to curb climate change, urbanism — developing sustainable cities and metro regions — will have to lead the way.

So says Peter Calthorpe, an architect, urban planner, and one of the founders of the Congress for the New Urbanism. Continue reading