Jesse Fox is a writer, urban planner and social entrepreneur. Originally from Raleigh, North Carolina, Jesse has lived in Tel Aviv, Israel for most of his adult life. A veteran backpacker, he has traveled extensively in Latin America, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Somewhere along the line he realized that development could be sustainable, and soon thereafter began his affiliation with the green movement. These days he works as a freelance writer and runs a volunteer initiative that works with African refugees living in Tel Aviv. Jesse is especially interested in sustainable city building and design, urban transport, social movements and the politics of green. Jesse's personal blog is www.sustainablecityblog.com. He can be reached at jesse (at) treehugger (dot) com.