Boston has mandated the nation’s first green building code for private projects.Photo courtesy Willem van Bergen via FlickrAdapted and cross-posted from Climate Progress. Humans have officially made their home in the concrete jungle. Ours is the first generation in which most of the world's population lives in cities. With 6 billion people on the planet, and 2 billion more expected within 20 years, the race to our cities and the slums and vast sprawl surrounding some of them will only accelerate. Already, our metropolises -- 21 already have populations of 10 million or more -- consume about three-quarters of the …
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Michael Coren is a graduate of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and former managing editor of Cambodia’s Phnom Penh Post.
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