New Report Finds that a Transition to Low-carbon Cities Could Save US$17-22 Trillion Dollars

Sustainability Studies @ Roosevelt University

Hi folks, this is Graham Pickren, new faculty member in Sustainability Studies here at Roosevelt University.  I’ve just joined the program after completing my PhD in geography at the University of Georgia as well as a postdoc at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.  I’m excited to be here!  I’ll be blogging here regularly and am looking forward to being a part of the conversation about sustainability issues in Chicago, the Midwest, and beyond.  I have a wide range of interests, including urban geography, urban political ecology (I’ll be blogging about what that is in future posts), and debates about transitions to some kind of alternative, ‘green’ economy.

Towards keeping that conversation going, I’m sharing some good news from the Guardian this week, where they covered a new report from the Global Commission on Energy and Climate that analyzed the cost savings that accrue from cities making investments in…

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