The City Episode October 9, 2012

Small, Gritty, and Green: What's the Future of Smaller Industrial Cities?

5:04am - 5:55am

Author Catherine Tumber argues that smaller cities have a role to play in a low-carbon future Do we privilege larger cities when we talk about a sustainable, low-carbon future? Are smaller cities excluded from these conversations? Catherine Tumber, author of Small, Gritty, and Green: The Promise of America?s Smaller Industrial Cities in a Low-Carbon World, argues that smaller industrial cities have an increasingly significant role to play in our low-carbon, relocalized urban futures. This is first in a two-part series.