Cities have become epicenters for confronting climate change, harnessing renewable energy, and mitigating pollution. The city plans striving for sustainability are many. Easy solutions are few. New York, London, Copenhagen, and most of the other large cities in the developed
Articles to support the IB Diploma Program Geography optional theme G: Urban environments
Canada desperately needs to raise the density of our urban areas to protect the surrounding farmland and natural areas. We’ve been living in this dreamworld of never-ending land (and resources) and need to really begin planning for restrained growth. This
Have a look at the work of Alasdair Rae via ’The Conversation’ on teasing apart the nuances of population density to allow more meaningful comparisons: https://theconversation.com/think-your-country-is-crowded-these-maps-reveal-the-truth-about-population-density-across-europe-90345
The most important and magnetic world cities as rated by the Institute for Urban Strategies – #1 this year is London, UK (although I’m surprised “Liveability” is so low.