Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution - Study Guide Human Capitalism Summary & Analysis

Paul Hawken
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The fourteenth chapter discusses the means by which people could be used in the same strategy as natural capital, by mimicking natural patterns, reinvesting in natural capital, service and flow and resource productivity guiding their actions, and uses the example of a Brazilian city called Curitiba. It is a city being re-purposed to foster community by encouraging pedestrian areas, planting gardens throughout the city, and protecting areas with tax refunds to let them remain wooded on private property, and managing traffic so large roads can give way to smaller ones, and encouraging public transit. The city's revolution began with Jaime Lerner, a mayor nominated for his mild manner, but his skills were in architecture, engineering, city planning and humanism, so he focused on ways of employing the unemployed with environmental jobs, revolutionizing the homeless areas with build-it-yourself kit houses and appointments with architects...

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