30 Jan '17, 8pm

#Greeninfrastructure: Back to basics.

“Imagine this design assignment: Design something that makes oxygen, sequesters carbon, fixes nitrogen, distills water, makes complex sugars and foods, changes colors with the seasons, and self-replicates.” —William McDonoug h, Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things Any technology that satisfied this design assignment would amaze us. We would praise it as the latest and greatest advancement toward a sustainable future. Fortunately for us, this assignment has already been satisfied. This quote refers, quite simply, to a tree. We often talk about new discoveries and technologies when we talk about climate action. In doing so, we overlook the most fundamental and efficient systems around us—the ecological ones. Natural ecosystems can not only provide climate benefits, but also make our cities healthier and more livable. A prime example of this is the Emerald Neckla...

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