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John Metcalfe

The Atlantic Cities



Beefing up population density won’t curb greenhouse gas emissions

Washington, D.C., has a smaller carbon footprint than its surrounding suburbs, according to UC Berkeley researchers.mrlaugh/Flickr City dwellers tend to have smaller carbon footprints than their suburban neighbors. They use more public transportation and live in smaller abodes, whereas folks in the suburbs own more vehicles, have bigger homes and enjoy larger household incomes, all

Jan 7, 2014