Ideas tagged with urban

Peak Urbanism, Future Cities and Climate

Over half the global population is already urban, and the UN expect this share to continue rising [[UN 2014]] (http://esa.un.org/unpd/wup/default.aspx). Not only are cities already responsible for about 70% of global CO2, but their concentration of population and infrastructure make them especia...

By Patrick Moriarty

Develop a uniform tool to assess sanitation in urban slums

The quality of sanitation is poor in urban slums across the globe. Sanitation deprivations are greater in urban slums in developing countries, which continually experience unmanageable influxes of slum dwellers. Governments have limited resources. Specifically, governments in developing count...

By Rory Marcelle Weems