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Sustainable Cities

Cities consume two thirds of worldwide energy and are responsible for 70% of the emissions. 90% of urban areas in the world are in coastal areas, and are especially vulnerable to suffer the consequences of floods or storms. More than half the cities worldwide have already suffered some type of damage resulting from climate change. In response to this, cities are starting to lead local and global process that are transforming them as one of the engines of sustainable growth.

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Published on 31-10-2014

Towards sustainable cities starting with land planning. World Day of Cities.

By Fernando Neyra, General Director, Planning and Land Use Management Direction, Ministry of environment Since 2013, the United Nations has established October 31stas the “World Day of...