Robert Kunzig

Senior Environment Editor, National Geographic Magazine

Senior Environment Editor, National Geographic Magazine. His feature on Future of Cities is from the April 2019 issue of National Geographic Magazine

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The original purpose of cities was to bring people together. That was their function for thousands of years. Then came the 20th Century and the automobile, which, “blew cities apart.”

Beat climate change: get out of your car?

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