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.
Check out EPI's Director of Research, Janet Larsen, on The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann. They discuss the World Bank's warning of a 7 degree temperature rise by 2100 and other climate change issues. Watch the first twelve minutes to see the full interview.