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Seven critical issues will be at the forefront of discussions at the upcoming Rio+20 Summit, including jobs, energy, sustainable cities, food security and sustainable agriculture, water, oceans and disaster readiness. We'll be discussing three of them at our upcoming #citytalk on June 11th. Read more
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Recession has pushed city governments to the brink, with some being declared bankrupt. But if necessity is the mother of invention, cities have had to innovate to survive. And many have shown their resourcefulness by finding ways of increasing their revenue and reducing their costs. Read more
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Urban growth is a worldwide phenomenon which can been linked directly to the growth of capitalism. Latin America, as we currently know it, was formed by capitalist countries, and is the most urbanized region in the world. Yet this process of urbanization is about more than just capitalism. Read more