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Three years ago, Lavin speaker Alex Steffen delivered The Seattle Talks—two prescient keynotes over two consecutive nights that addressed sustainability and carbon neutrality. Just posted to YouTube, Steffen’s talks are as timely as ever.
"If we’re talking about transportation, the best thing a city can do is densify as quickly as it can. That needs to be said every time this issue comes up, because it’s the only universal strategy that works."
-Lavin speaker Alex Steffen,talking to the Utne Reader about strategies for building carbon neutral cities.
Sustainability speaker Alex Steffen delivered the opening keynote for SXSW Eco this year. ”Everybody here is involved in some aspect of doing things,” he tells TreeHugger. “Conversations happen on a higher level.”
Alex Steffen, on the rebirth of Worldchanging: “Thrilled to announce that Worldchanging is being relaunched in a merger with Architecture for Humanity’s Open Architecture Network: will evolve from a solutions-based journalism site to become a new hub for implementation and evaluation of applied solutions w/designers, NGOs and funders.” Read more here.
The green futurist, Alex Steffen, dubbed by The New York Times as the author of a ” … stimulating blueprint for fostering progress that can fit on a finite planet,” will deliver the opening keynote speech at the inaugural SXSW Eco Conference. This new event will bring together professionals in business, government and academia that are committed to finding solutions for a sustainable world. Like its sister events in March, SXSW Eco will offer eclectic content, unconventional thinking and fresh inspiration.