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Cities have a problem : They’re trying to slash their carbon emissions while, at the same time, growing rapidly. Take the region that includes Baltimore and Washington, D.C., for example: In the next two decades, it’s projected to add nearly 1.5 million jobs and grow by over half a million households. Meanwhile, Washington, D.C. set a goal to cut emissions by 50 percent of 2006 levels by 2032 and Baltimore has similar aims . A recent analysis from the University of Maryland’s National Center for Smart Growth outlines various paths for how the Baltimore-Washington area could develop over the next 20 years and suggests routes for growing sustainable metro regions. The researchers measured “sustainability” through positive outcomes in emissions, housing prices, and transportation costs. They stipulate that as a region develops, three main factors affect its sustainability: en...

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