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date: 08 July 2020

Cities—Overview  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Xuemei BAIXuemei BAI

Cities in Asia, some of the largest and fastest growing in the world, also have the largest urban populations globally. Cities in this region are highly diverse in terms of social, economic, and environmental performance, and many serve as growth engines for their nations. Asian cities face significant social and environmental challenges, but their rapidly changing nature presents an opportunity for them to become sustainable cities, in turn contributing to sustainability of the region and the world. ...

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