#132 - Garden Cities

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In this guest episode from Think: Digital Futures, producer Caitlin McHugh examines how climate breakdown is changing the way people live. In cities, already soaring temperatures are compounded by the concrete, treeless layouts of most urban centres, while extreme weather decimates crops and disrupts our food supply chains. But what are the possibilities of green walls and vertical agriculture in our urban centres, how can technology help us adapt to a worsening climate?

Producer/presenter: Caitlin McHugh

Featured:
Sarah Wilkinson, Professor, School of Built Environment, UTS
Tim Schork, Associate Professor, School of Architecture, UTS
Marc Carmichael, Senior Lecturer, School of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, UTS
Mel Fyfe, CEO and Co-founder of Blakthumb

Music: Epidemic Sound, Tomas Skyldeberg

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