11 Mar '12, 6am

Congrats! @LeonKaye's article re #green #economy in Doha & Detroit, finalist for the @UNEPandyou blogging competition

Congrats! @LeonKaye's article re #green #economy in Doha & Detroit, finalist for the @UNEPandyou blogging competition

Citizens intrigued with the idea of creating a green economy , but unsure about how they can participate in this transformation, can look at two cities that offer stark contrasts. Detroit and Doha lie in what appear to be different worlds – Detroit in the American state of Michigan and Doha in the sovereign Arab country of Qatar. These cities have long had a connection, however. Doha’s economy is reliant on petroleum, some of which ends up as gasoline that fuels Detroit’s cars. Detroit, of course, has long suffered from the automobile industry’s boom and bust cycles, and Doha confronts a future that may include depleted oil reserves.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/01/detroit-doha-green-ec...

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