Published: 22nd Apr 2011

What kind of places do we want to have? What kind of communities do we want to have? What kind of world do we want to have? Environmentalism can best accomplish its goals for humans to impact less by leading the conversation on how we can impact more. Crisis drives us to action but often does not lead us to address the underlying challenges and opportunities it reveals. Environmentalism has effectively articulated the crises, galvanized action and deftly prevented many negative impacts of the crisis. The movement now has an opportunity to move into a new era of leading a discussion on creating the world we want and empowering people to do so on every scale. The roots of Project for Public Spaces are in the founding of the environmental movement and the calls to action of climate change, resource overconsumption and ecological breakdown. We continue to consider leading environmentalists … (To read the full article, subscribe below)