Boyd Cohen, Ph.D., LEED AP, is a climate strategist helping to lead communities, cities and companies on the journey towards the low carbon economy. Boyd is a writer, researcher, professor, consultant and entrepreneur with a focus on climate capitalism and resilient cities. Along with Hunter Lovins, Boyd released the long-awaited sequel to Natural Capitalism, entitled Climate Capitalism in 2011. Climate Capitalism demonstrates how communities, cities, countries and companies around the globe are profiting from the transition to the low carbon economy in a range of sectors from energy and buildings to transportation and agriculture.
Boyd is a regular contributor to leading web publications including Huffington Post, Triple Pundit and Fast Company on the topics of climate capitalism and resilient cities. Earlier this year, he developed and published the first ranking of globally resilient cities. Aside from his carbon consultancy, CO2 IMPACT, Boyd is also an adjunct professor of sustainable entrepreneurship at UVIC and UBC.
Blog Posts by Boyd Cohen
Top 10 resilient cities around the globe
By Boyd Cohen - October 17, 2011
Resilient cities, those that are working to transition towards a low-carbon economy (mitigation) while also preparing to avert the worst of climate change (adaptation), are gaining interest and attention from policy makers, city councils and others worldwide... read more