The Most Important Chart for the Future of Landscape Architecture

I wrote a commentary piece about what the below zero era means for landscape architecture on Land8 landscape architects network. ┬áThe purpose of the piece is to make landscape architects – especially young ones – of the implications for materials and construction processes, and thus design and education, of a world without fossil fuels.

This chart is the essence of this site – first timers start here

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We have 12 years to avoid climate catastrophe.  The chart above shows in stark relief exactly the world we must transition to if we are to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. This chart shows how we must essentially cease the use of fossil fuels and other climate changing activities. That in turn means the end of the industrial age.

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