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date: 19 September 2019

Shanghai, China 23 million est. pop. 2010. (including 9 million migrant workers)  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
John C. HORGANJohn C. HORGAN

Shanghai is China’s center of industrial, financial, and commercial activities, boasting the country’s highest economic productivity, largest urban population, and busiest seaport. Shanghai faces challenges similar to urban centers worldwide: housing conditions, water and air quality, solid waste management, transportation, and land use planning. Shanghai has committed itself to confronting myriad issues head-on, recognizing the need to implement sustainability strategies to maintain economic prosperity and its attractiveness to Chinese and foreigners alike. ...

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