News tagged with urbanization

City dwellers travel more but pollute less

Statistics show that urbanites travel thousands of miles during their leisure time. Is it an urgent need for greenery? Should cities be less densely populated? Not so fast: an EPFL thesis disproves the theory of the 'barbecue ...

dateDec 07, 2015 in Environment
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Climate change adaptation in high income countries

We all know that the climate is changing, but how can we best prepare for some of the changes that lie ahead? Should coastal cities change their building codes to accommodate rising sea levels? Should we allocate more resources ...

dateNov 10, 2015 in Environment
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