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Circular economies and low-carbon urban infrastructure planning


What is the unique role that urban infrastructure planning can play in national carbon mitigation? In this podcast, Anu Ramaswami, professor at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, discusses how cities are positioned to plan infrastructure systems using circular economy principles that reduce material and energy reuse across sectors to deliver a low-carbon future.

The research featured in this podcast was supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation through its PIRE (Partnership for International Research and Education) and SRN (Sustainability Research Network) programs. Learn more about this work.

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