Bill Rees, originator of the ecological footprint, says we are already into overshoot. We can plan to reduce our use of Earth’s resources, or plunge through a series of disasters.

Full keynote speech from “Resilient Cities” 091021 plus Q and A with Warren Karlenzig on Post Carbon Cities, including China’s “eco-cities”. That presentation, with host Daniel Lerch from the Post Carbon Institute, was October 20th, all at the Vancouver Convention Centre, Canada.

Breakthrough information.

Ecoshock 091030 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB

Production note: end music clip: “99 and a half won’t do” by Mavis Staples.