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Urbanisation

Leapfrogging to Nutritious Food Systems

Marc Van Ameringen | Posted 04.09.2015 | Impact
Marc Van Ameringen

By 2030, more than 60 percent of the world's populations will live in cities. This creates an enormous food system challenge, particularly when you consider that most of the urban growth between now and 2030 will occur in Africa and Asia.

Why I Returned to the TEDx Stage to Talk About Climate Change

David Saddington | Posted 04.28.2015 | Green
David Saddington

Climate change is a problem with a natural system so no wonder that climate change is generally still viewed as a problem which affects other people but rarely yourself when we live so disconnected from nature.

The Greatest Migration: China's Urbanization

John Wagner Givens | Posted 04.30.2013 | World
John Wagner Givens

The larger story, which can really only be told through numbers, is about how "China's urban population has increased from 180 million people in 1978 to 690 [million] now" and since rural birth rates consistently outpace urban ones, it is specifically a tale of rural to urban migration.

China Becomes An Urban Nation At Breakneck Speed

The Guardian | Tania Branigan | Posted 12.03.2011 | World

Every few minutes another car brakes sharply as it reaches Tangbaguan on Guiyang's new ring road. Another driver does a double-take. The dual carriage...