Celebrating World Cities Day: Embracing Solar Energy
- Nov 11, 2019 9:14 pm GMT
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Ninety-five percent of urban expansion is expected to take place in the developing world over the next few decades, according to the United Nations, and one out of four urban residents currently live in slum-like conditions.
The United Nations has reported that half of the people on the planet live in cities. That number is expected to double by 2050, despite the fact that cities only take up about three percent of the total land on Earth.
The battle for achieving the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals, established in 2015, will be won or lost in cities, according to a report by the UN.
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