If we are going to build the equivalent of an entire New York City every month for the next four decades, as Bill Gates estimates in his new book How to Avoid a Climate Disaster, we better really be smart about it.

Not since the mass urbanisation of Western Europe and the United States driven by the industrial revolution in the 1800s has the world faced an urban challenge like we do today. Back then, Europe’s crammed, dirty, fast-growing capitals became humanitarian emergency zones where life expectancy often dropped to medieval levels. …

Jacob Bro

Technology Investor and Entrepreneur

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