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The Growth of Asian Cities

Article  -  Bindu N. Lohani

As the main economic engines of growth, Asian cities are increasingly challenged to ensure sustainability while reaping the benefits of urbanisation.

Opinion: The Environment as Capital

Opinion  -  Dodo J. Thampapillai

Following the 2006 Stern report, global warming, climate change and the scarcity of basic resources have become dominant themes in policy forums concerning sustainable development.

Waste Management and Economic Growth

Article  -  Lee Yuen Hee

Cities as the engines of economic growth are also the highest producers of waste and pollution. Find out how economic development does not have to mean more waste generated.

Achieving Sustainable Urban Development

Article  -  Cheong Koon Hean

Singapore's urban future hinges on making tough choices that seek to balance economic growth with societal well-being and environmental quality.

Human Development and Urbanisation

Article  -  Richard Leete

A critical difference between past and present urban transitions is the impact of globalisation on city growth patterns.