Since 2007, most of the world's population lives in cities. How can we make sure these urban centers are good homes for humanity? Cities from Bogota and Rio de Janeiro to Seoul are leading the way, using fresh ideas to reduce pollution and waste; provide efficient, clean transportation; and support biodiversity.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Jeremy Adam Smith is the editor who helped launch Shareable.net. He's the author of The Daddy Shift (Beacon Press, June 2009); co-editor of The Compassionate Instinct (W.W. Norton & Co.,
Jeremy Adam Smith is the editor who helped launch Shareable.net. He's the author of The Daddy Shift (Beacon Press, June 2009); co-editor of The Compassionate Instinct (W.W. Norton & Co., 2010); and co-editor of Are We Born Racist? (Beacon Press, 2010). His essays, short stories, and articles on parenting, popular culture, urban life, and politics have appeared in Mothering, The Nation, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Bay Guardian, Utne Reader, BusinessWeek.com, Wired, and many other periodicals and books. Jeremy has also been interviewed by numerous media outlets, including the New York Times, USA Today, GQ, Nightline, The Today Show, Salon.com, ABC News, NBC News, and many NPR shows. Before helping to launch Shareable.net, Jeremy was the senior editor of Greater Good magazine, where he still serves as contributing editor. During Jeremy's tenure with the print edition, Greater Good was nominated multiple times for Maggie and Independent Press awards. He is also the founder of Daddy Dialectic, which is widely considered to be one of the most influential, pioneering, and authoritative fathering blogs. In 2010-11, Jeremy will be a Knight fellow at Stanford University. You can, of course, follow him on Twitter.
Things I share: Mainly babysitting with other parents! I also share all the transportation I can, through bikes and buses and trains and carpooling.