The Impact of Cities on the Environment

The environmental impact of cities (22 page pdf, Peter Newman, Environment and Urbanization, Oct. 2006)


Today’s review is of a paper by Prof Newman, recently the environment commissioner for Sydney, Australia. The paper compares three methods of estimating urban impacts: population impact method, ecological footprint and sustainability assessment, concluding that the latter offers the most in terms of positive policy objectives.

To see Key Quotes and Links to relevant reports, go to the new internet platform for Pollution Free Cities by clicking HERE


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