Cities are key to dealing with the climate emergency. According to UN Habitat, cities occupy only 2% of the planet’s surface but concentrate 70% of GDP, are responsible for 70% of greenhouse gas emissions, consume 66% of the world’s energy, and produce 70% of its waste. As the main epicentres of the problem, they play a crucial role in its solution.
This article explores the role cities must take in any comprehensive plan to combat global climate change.
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