In the future, cities may finally solve problems that have stumped the world’s biggest nations

From the conclusion: “we may not yet know how cities will influence global power dynamics, but it’s unlikely they’ll simply to prop up a world order fraught with environmental and political instabilities. Cities have two options: On the one hand, they may be able to channel economic output in a way that resolves those instabilities and leads toward a more climate-stable and politically legitimate world order. On the other hand, if they do not do this, the status quo may prove unsustainable. Either way, massive changes may be in the offing.”

In the future, cities may finally solve problems that have stumped the world’s biggest nations

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