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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions


Summer course maps history, future of green cities

Cornell Chronicle, July 20, 2016

The concept of “green” cities is no current fad, as environmental concerns have shaped human civilization and city planning for centuries.

Learning about more than ecology and sustainability in urban environments, high school students looked deeply into the technological and political forces that created and continue to shape cities and the global economy in a class led by Robert F. Young ’82, MRP ’96, Ph.D. ’07, as part of the Cornell Summer College program Creating Green Cities and Sustainable Futures.


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