Why is it so important that we decarbonize cities? How should we do it?
These are the questions we have addressed in this paper.
The first question is easy to answer: the cities in which more than one-half of us live account for nearly two-thirds of the CO2 emissions that lie at the root of our planet’s looming climate crisis. Skyscrapers in megalopolises, shopping malls, SUVs and the growing use of air conditioning all consume a vast amount of high CO2 content energy.
The answer to the second question is more complex.
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