Guardian online discussion: what makes a sustainable city?

Tue, 2012-02-14

On Thursday 16th February, the Guardian online will be hosting an interactive online discussion to consider key questions about the sustainable city of the future with Tim Dixon, leader of the Technology Foresight package of the project, as part of a panel of experts. Key issues for debate include:

  • What is the role for new technologies?
  • How will green spaces be integrated into the city?
  • How can existing buildings be retrofitted?
  • How will the city be powered and how big will it be?
  • How will the public, private and third sectors work together?

More information can be found at http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/online-discussion-sustainable-smart-cities. The discussion will take place in the comments section between 2 and 4 pm (GMT).You'll need to be registered to comment on the guardian site to participate, and comments and questions in advance of the discussion are also very welcome.