April 11, 2011

UN report: Cities are emitting 70% of greenhouse gas emissions

With more than 50% of the world’s population living in urban areas emitting 70% of greenhouse gas emissions, a new UN report states that it is vital for cities to respond to the impacts of climate change and support policies to reduce global warming.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12881779
http://www.unhabitat.org/downloads/docs/GRHS2011/P1HotCities.pdf

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