David Miller: Climate change is hitting big cities. They need to take action

“With political will, modern techniques and the latest ideas from cities and governments around the world, we have the capacity to reduce emissions and adjust to climate change at the same time. But we do need to act, and now would be a good time to start.”


An op ed from David Miller.

David Miller was mayor of Toronto from 2003 to 2010. He is the Future of Cities Global Fellow at NYU-Poly, where he teaches the politics of urban sustainability.

To read this full article on the Globe and Mail click here.

To read the Columbia Institute’s most updated Climate Change 101 Backgrounder click here.

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