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Cities Are Powerful Players in the Climate Agenda

— Here Is Why

Night view of a big city with many high buildings
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This is the 21st century, and more than half of the world’s population is living in cities. According to the World Bank, as many as 7 billion people, or 70% of the projected population, will be living in cities by 2050.

Cities are dynamic places where the wealth of nations is created. At the same time, cities are responsible for…

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Semida Silveira

Semida Silveira

Prof. at Cornell Univ. Founder of Sustainable Vision. Writing about sustainable development and societal transformation. https://ssemida.medium.com/membership

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