April 25, 2018

Big Questions, Big Ideas: The Sustainable City with Steven Cohen

Many urban places are already investing in the infrastructure of the future—systems devoted to renewable energy, energy efficiency, mass and personal transit, and advanced sewage and waste management. But the modern city still has a long way to go.

Steven Cohen, executive director of the Earth Institute and a professor at SIPA, talks about some of the characteristics of a sustainable city as well as the lifestyle changes associated with living in it.