Catherine Tumber, a senior research associate at the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy, has spent much of her time researching the many crises facing America’s small and mid-size cities in recent years.
What she discovered became the major theme behind her recent book Small, Gritty, and Green: The Promise of America’s Smaller Industrial Cities in a Low-Carbon World.
Tumber recently shared her thoughts on how the green building movement can be transformative for communities and how to identify the obstacles that are currently standing in the way.
Read the Q&A here.
That being said, students taking the course for credit have been assigned three articles to read before next Wednesday's class, and we thought our community members might also enjoy a little homework. We promise you won't be quizzed! 4/7