Social change framework and research underpinning the Cool City Challenge is outlined in Social Change 2.0.

Social change framework and research underpinning the Cool City Challenge is outlined in Social Change 2.0.

Read the Introduction: "Reinventing Social Change"

David Gershon’s award-winning book Social Change 2.0: A Blueprint for Reinventing Our World includes a case study of the Low Carbon Diet behavior change program and Cool Community empowerment model on which the Cool City Challenge is based. This chapter has been excerpted as a six-part series in the Sustainable City Network listed below:

Part One: Low Carbon Diet and the Cool Community
Part Two: An Inconvenient Truth Finds a Convenient Solution
Part Three: Instead of Cursing the Dark, Light a Candle
Part Four: The Global Warming Café
Part Five: Taking A Cool Community To Scale
Part Six: The Cool City Challenge