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10 ways to build a sustainable future

Guardian: Luis M A Bettencourt, professor of complex systems, Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, USA. @BettencourtLuis Cities must be allowed to evolve: Technology can help a lot, but cities are not like machines to be engineered and controlled through big data feeds. Cities must be allowed to change and evolve, and such a process is not one of simple engineering optimisation, especially when looking at development issues. There are very few consistent studies on how settlements evolve over time, and there is...