Sustainable Cities series: episode 1, overview

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The first of NSW DPIE’s six-part podcast series on creating sustainable cities for the future, this overview episode features intelligent, informative presentations from Roderick Simpson, Environment Commissioner for the Greater Sydney Commission; and Roel Plant, Research Director of the Institute for Sustainable Futures at University of Technology Sydney (UTS).

Podcast themes

An overview of sustainable cities, episode 1 explores:

  • complex systems and how this approach can be used to make sense of cities;
  • adaptive pathways and planning as a way to respond to change;
  • existing monitoring, evaluation and reporting on sustainable cities within the context of Sydney; and
  • place-based planning to respond to local issues and integrating an interdisciplinary approach.

The discussion is hosted by Mary O’Neill and presented by the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment’s Training & Education division.

Listen to the podcast

Download the podcast here.