Expanding Cities Spell Growing Greenhouse Gas Emission & Resources Demand By 2030

The world’s expanding cities are currently on track to occupy an extra area of 1.5 million square kilometers by 2030, equivalent to France, Germany and Spain combined.

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Singapore Most Environmentally Friendly Metropolis In Asia

The Asian Green City Index, conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by the German company Siemens AG, examined the environmental performance of 22 Asian cities in eight categories, including energy, land use, transport, waste, water and air quality.

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World Food Prices Will Remain At Above Average Levels

The world’s poorest nations are most vulnerable, particularly the urban poor in food importing countries, and will require increase humanitarian aid to stave off hunger and undernourishment, a joint agricultural outlook by the Organized for Economic Cooperation and Development and the UN Food and Agricultural Organization sites.

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