21 May '14, 6pm

@Shell #susty #urban development is crucial for #economic growth and prosperity as the world's population grows

Worth reflecting on: The number of people living in cities is expected to rise from 3.6 billion in 2010 to 6.3 billion in 2050 - with the greatest increase expected in China, India, the USA and sub-Saharan Africa. - PHOTO: AFP CITIES help define our global civilisation. For hundreds of years, they have been the hubs around which we organise ourselves politically, commercially and culturally. But the centuries-old process by which those cities have developed is far from over. Ancient metropolises such as Hanoi, Osaka and Beijing continue to expand, while new cities seem to be founded almost every week. That relentless growth has important implications - and is something a new Shell report says we cannot afford to be complacent about. The challenge is huge. The United Nations projects that the world's population will grow from roughly seven billion today to nine billion by t...

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