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The Weight of Cities: Resource Requirements of Future Urbanization

Author(s): Swilling, M., Hajer, M. et al.
Link to CST author(s): Prof Mark Swilling
Publication: A report for the International Resource Panel. Paris: United Nations Environment Programme.
Year: 2018
Full reference: Swilling, M., Hajer, M. et al. Forthcoming. The Weight of Cities: Resource Requirements of Future Urbanization. A report for the International Resource Panel. Paris: United Nations Environment Programme.
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Summary

This report looks at the resource implications of projected urbanization, and calls for substantial changes in urban form, governance and design. Coordinated by Mark Swilling and Blake Robinson of the Sustainability Institute, the report features contributions from an international panel of experts, including Josephine Musango and Paul Currie of uMAMA Africa at Stellenbosch University.