SPUR Evening Forum: Emerald Cities

"What is the future of manufacturing and industrial production in U.S. cities? Can it be done sustainably? Join us for an evening discussion with writer and professor Joan Fitzgerald. Professor Fitzgerald directs the Law, Policy and Society Program at Northeastern University and has written extensively on the role of industry as part of the shift to a green economy. She will give us a preview of her book Emerald Cities: Urban Sustainability and Economic Development, to be published by Oxford University Press in January 2010." 

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