"Cities and Climate" video on This Planet

City crowdThis Planet helps builds deeper understanding of the challenges of climate change through short, potent videos that tackle the issue one topic at a time. The second episode in an ongoing series, "Cities and Climate," looks at the many ways cities can dramatically reduce energy consumption while enhancing  community resilience.

From the segment, An Urbanizing Planet:
“Over the next 4 years Earth will undergo the fastest period of urban growth in history. By 2050 an additional area the size of South Africa is projected to become urban. A more than doubling of the world’s urban population in just 40 years. Cities can and must take the lead for urban development. Cities can provide the solutions to protect nature and the ecosystems we depend on.”

View Cities and Climates (Video Episode #2) at This Planet.