Sustainable urban development is critical climate action. Cities need to be prepared to go it alone.
This is exactly what we’re attempting to do, just in futurism. We literally use the term “inhabitation” to describe the practice!
Loving this whole piece!
Robin — Great piece and very much in line with my own work on these questions. One thought: I think this paragraph understates the opportunities here. If we only need 10% of the current fleet (which I think is an entirely reasonable guess, once you add in shifting preferences and walkshed, transit and delivery improvements), then most cities will…
I think that the fear is at least as much about what capital (operating in a global market, with only the smallest amount of democratic accountability) will do with the technology as the technology itself.