Environmental Economics

Environmental Economics

Environmental Economics is a critically acclaimed series about the innovators and pioneers who envision a better quality of life on earth: socially, culturally, economically and ecologically.
6 Videos
Environmental Economics - A Sense of Place

A Sense of Place

Thanks to a progressive public transportation portfolio that includes train, streetcar, bus and aerial tram, the American city of Portland has become a global model of transit-oriented development.
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Environmental Economics - The Limited Sky

The Limited Sky

Even if regional transportation becomes more efficient, people and goods will still need to travel the world. This episode looks at new technologies and policies that could offset the aviation industry's substantial greenhouse gas emissions.
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Environmental Economics - Food Miles

Food Miles

Most foods now travel an average of 2,400km from farm to plate. As renowned author Michael Pollan elaborates, the impacts of this fossil fuel-driven system are detrimental to the environment, but also to our health and social wellbeing.
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Environmental Economics - The Stream of Consciousness

The Stream of Consciousness

In 2003, the city of Seoul took a rare step back in time, demolishing a major downtown freeway to uncover and restore the ancient Cheonggyecheon stream. Now, it's a vital part of the city's commercial and tourism sectors.
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Environmental Economics - Velo Liberte

Velo Liberte

Paris' ambitious Velo Liberte bike initiative encourages residents to forgo cars for bikes and public transportation. In the process, the programme has fostered a unique popular culture, complete with its own language, jokes and pick-up lines.
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Environmental Economics - The Price of Traffic

The Price of Traffic

London is on a mission to transform itself into a transit-efficient and pedestrian-friendly megacity. Is this the shape of the future?
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