About the Author

Michael Mehaffy, Ph.D. is Director of the Future of Places Research Network based at KTH University in Stockholm, and Executive Director of the Sustasis Foundation in Portland, Oregon. He now works as Senior Researcher at the Centre for the Future of Places in Stockholm, partnering with UN-Habitat and others implementing the New Urban Agenda.

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To fight global climate change, fight global sprawl

The drive-through lifestyle, exported by America and adopted worldwide, is the "operating system for growth" that is a root cause of rising carbon emissions. A few years back I conducted a little … [Read more...]