Asia

April 5, 2012

Sustainable Urban Futures

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As world leaders prepare for Rio+20, the Global Environmental Summit, in New York City future leaders met in Professor Shagun Mehrotra‘s Climate Change and Cities

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February 7, 2012

Altindag, Ankara: Coping and Responses to Water and Energy Constraints

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By Matthew Woundy Ankara is composed of a number of smaller municipalities, the poorest of which is Altindag, home to 407,101 people (TurkStat, 2000). The

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Altindag-Ankara
February 7, 2012

Ash Shati, Gaza, Coping and Responses to Water and Sewage Constraints

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By Gal Gabriel I have never been to Gaza, but I have always seen its sandy winds of dispute. Gap Gaza, the most populous Palestinian

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Ash Shati
February 7, 2012

Dharavi, Mumbai: Coping and Responses to Infrastructure Gaps

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By Michael McClenathan Formalizing Dharavi’s $1 billion economy without leaving behind its residents Mumbai, India’s bustling financial hub, is home to 20 million people (UN

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Dharavi
February 7, 2012

Orangi Town, Karachi: Coping and Responses to Energy and Water Shortages

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By Santiago Arias The largest slum in Asia has energy and water shortage Orangi Town is the largest slum in Asia located in the periphery

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Orangi Town - Karachi
February 7, 2012

Islamshahr, Tehran: Coping and Responses to Infrastructure Gaps

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By Syed Mohsin Islamshahr is a city south of Tehran. It is one of the largest immigrant cities. It has a population of 357,171 and

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Islamshahr
December 7, 2011

Delhi: Climate Risk Assessment and Response

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In December of 2011, emerging sustainable development leaders gathered in Professor Shagun Mehrotra’s Climate Change and Cities course to discuss climate risks and responses in eight

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Climate Change and Cities
December 7, 2011

Shanghai: Climate Risk Assessment and Response

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In December of 2011, emerging sustainable development leaders gathered in Professor Shagun Mehrotra’s Climate Change and Cities course to discuss climate risks and responses in eight

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Climate Change and Cities
December 7, 2011

Tokyo: Climate Risk Assessment and Response

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In December of 2011, emerging sustainable development leaders gathered in Professor Shagun Mehrotra’s Climate Change and Cities course to discuss climate risks and responses in eight

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Climate Change and Cities
October 1, 2011

Shanghai: Energy Sector Climate Risk Assessment

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By Oisin O’Brien Shanghai has developed over the last three decades from a small city into one of the world’s premier industrial and financial centers.

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Shanghai Energy