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Sustainable urbanisation in developing countries: cities as places to live

Delbridge, Victoria, Harman, Oliver, Oliveira Cunha, Juliana and Venables, Anthony J. (2022) Sustainable urbanisation in developing countries: cities as places to live. International Growth Centre Growth Brief Series (26). International Growth Centre, London, UK.

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KEY MESSAGES: 1. Cities in developing countries are both the most vulnerable to climate change and the most viable solution to managing its impacts. 2. Urban density enables reduction in per capita emissions from infrastructure and services. 3. Access to local public goods and services aids resilience to environmental shocks and stressors. 4. Decisions about the city’s physical characteristics and infrastructure today will lock-in long-term consequences for the future.

Item Type: Monograph (Report)
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Additional Information: © 2022 International Growth Centre
Divisions: Centre for Economic Performance
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD100 Land Use
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2023 15:15
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 22:36

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