Opinion

Preventing climate change in the face of urbanisation

Researchers promote eco-awareness amid the rapid, often unplanned growth of cities.

Urbanisation in Southeast Asia is increasing at an overwhelming pace, at a rate five times that of the rest of the world.

Cities where people migrate to work and live are getting overcrowded. By 2030, the urban population in the region is projected to increase from about 270 million to 373 million people.

The fast and furious rate of growth is wreaking havoc on local environments.

In full: https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1684044/preventing-climate-change-in-the-face-of-urbanisation

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