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Urban Sanitation

This chapter focuses on urban sanitation systems.

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Cities: Challenges and Opportunities

This chapter is about the challenges and opportunities that urban centers face. Urban centers are expanding beyond traditional urban boundaries in a process called urban sprawl, which consumes a lot…

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Cities as Hubs of Knowledge

This chapter summarizes the concepts discussed in the course Cities and the Challenge of Sustainable Development. Jeffrey Sachs review the cross-cutting issues discussed in earlier chapters,…

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Why Cities: The Importance of SDG 11

This chapter provides an overview of the ideas and thought processes that are used to work towards achieving sustainable cities. Jeffrey Sachs elaborates on the circumstances under which SDG 11 was…

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The 10-point Agenda for 21st Century Cities

In this chapter, Jeffrey Sachs proposes a 10-point agenda that cities should follow to catalyze sustainable development, and outlines some of the pros and cons of advancements in science and…

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Urban Environment and Energy Systems

Jeffrey Sachs highlights some of the most urgent issues in the development of sustainable urban areas, particularly those caused by climate change and pollution, and in doing so establishes the…

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Introduction to the SDGs and Cities

An introduction to the course Cities and the Challenge of Sustainable Development. Jeffrey Sachs provides an overview of the SDGs and how they relate to cities, including SDG 11 ("make cities…

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