Globe Forum Dublin
…cities are very much social-ecological systems. Cities represent the hopes and dreams of the people that live in them and they also represent perhaps the best hope for reversing large-scale ecological decline, social breakdowns and economic stagnation. Each session though had its own flavour….
The final speaker was the blue-sky thinker, Dr Marilyn Hamilton. Marilyn pulled no punches by framing the discussion in the way that Innovation being essential to our survival as a species and the fact that we face immense challenges as for the first time ever over 50% of humans are living in urban areas.