Did you know: For the first time in 2008 the world’s city dwellers outnumbered those in the countryside. The share of urbanites is projected to continue increasing, so that by 2030 some 60 percent of the world’s population will live in cities. For more information view the text and data in Chapter 6 of Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization.
Professor John Wiseman of the University of Melbourne and co-founder of Post Carbon Pathways recently interviewed Lester about his views on the twin challenges of climate change and global population stabilization. Lester points to some hopeful signs and positive trends in the U.S., including declining automobile sales and improving fuel efficiency. Download the full transcript here.