Climate change focus moves to the suburbs as cities continue to sprawl
— Read on www.cbc.ca/lite/story/1.6105357
Most people who move to the suburbs do it because it’s subsidized and incentivized at every level of government relative to housing + transport in a city. It’s not that hard to build 1200-1500 sq ft apartments or rowhomes with balconies and greenspace and soundproofing, tree-lined streets, and limited vehicle traffic and to keep it affordable. It’s certainly easier than dealing with the financial catastrophe of a nation’s wealth built on real estate scams and inflation and rising inequality. It’s definitely easier than dealing with the environmental catastrophe of sprawl. But here we are, writing news articles about how people just have to live in the suburbs and there’s nothing we can do about it.