Simplifying Complexity

The subject of complexity is at the heart of understanding how the city works as I have explained in a series of posts starting here. Perhaps no one more eloquently describes the implications of decreasing energy inputs to our cities than Joseph Tainter, anthropologist and historian at Utah State University. Below, click on the link to hear an episode of The Extraenvironmentalist featuring Tainter. His insights inform responsible planning policies that we all should consider.

http://www.extraenvironmentalist.com/episode-31-simplifying-complexity/

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