By 2050, the United Nations predicts, as many people will live in cities as lived on the planet in total in 2002. Hot spots for pollution, diseases, poverty and more, cities also bring the potential for alleviating these issues. This paper by the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Future of Cities presents creative, urban-centered solutions to some of the most pressing global problems. getAbstract recommends this easily comprehensible paper to policy makers, activists and anyone who gets excited by visionary ideas.
In this summary, you will learn
- What problems cities face today, and
- What “10 urban innovations” are already helping alleviate global problems.
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