Cities of the FuturePublished on 04.04.2016
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© Thinkstock - Urban growth is a major phenomenon of the 21st century. Shanghai, China's great metropolis, is a perfect example.
One-third of the world's inhabitants lived in urban areas in 1950. A century later, that proportion is likely to rise to two-thirds. Although the challenges are different depending on the continent and the level of development, every city of the future will have the threefold responsibility of ensuring the well-being of its population, pursuing dynamic economic growth and protecting the planet, particularly by mitigating . Planète Énergies takes a look at the aspirations and action plans of the world’s major cities.