Eco-Cities

 

An eco-city means a shift from relying on cars, dirty energy, and urban sprawl toward a more compact, renewable, pedestrian model. An eco-city is a city that strives to be ecologically healthy. Here are some sites and projects dedicated to the eco-city:

An interesting article by the BBC addressing eco-cities: http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20120503-sustainable-cities-on-the-rise

A non-profit organization in California working to reshape cities to reverse patterns of sprawl and excessive consumption. http://www.ecocitybuilders.org/

Titled “Four Degrees of Preparation” this site explains how Manchester, UK, is preparing itself for climate change: http://www.adaptingmanchester.co.uk/

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