Magical Thinking in the Age of Green

CCSC Director Dr. Stephanie Pincetl contributed as a guest blogger to The Nature of Cities and wrote a piece titled “Magical Thinking in the Age of Green.”

Today we are in the Age of Green. Green cities, green businesses, urban greening, green buildings, green energy, green cars, making green money from green. The Age of Green is deeply different than the Age of Aquarius as there is an assumption that a transition toward a sustainable “green” society is possible with continued economic growth by using better technologies, enlisting nature’s services, and employing market incentives—that is, without changes in consumption patterns. Continue reading…