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Sell Walkability on Climate Change

There are powerful environmental reasons to invest in walkability
  • Jeff Speck
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Abstract

AS LOVERS OF CITIES, most urban planners have had their challenges dealing with environmentalists, because, in America, the environmental movement has historically been an anti-city movement. From Thomas Jefferson, who called cities “pestilential to the health, the morals, and the liberties of man,” through much of the history of the Sierra Club, being green in the United States has often meant regarding cities as the principal villains in the despoilment of our planet.19

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