If you follow sustainability issues, you've likely heard some loud noise coming from Vancouver's direction over the last few years. For the last three years, it's been voted 'most livable', it has succeeded in slashing its greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels, and has sorted out some seriously innovative ways to save energy -- all of which you'll hear about in my quick interview with Deputy City Manager Sadhu Johnston. He was presenting at the Garrison Institute's Climate, Cities, and Behavior conference, and took a break to tell me about how Vancouver pulled it off. Interview continues below:
The most amazing thing about all this? Vancouver saw a meteoric rise in population -- 27% since 1990 -- and it still managed to drastically reduce those emissions.
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