Great Cities and How They Got That Way


How to make a city great(44 page pdf, McKinsey & Company, Sep. 2013)

Also discussed here: How to make a city great (Insights & Publications, McKinsey & Company, Sep. 2013)

And here: Cities bypass slow government to lead the way on climate change (Mike Scott, The Guardian, Sep. 12, 2013)

Today we review a report on how cities can achieve greatness in terms of quality of life and in meeting the climate change challenge by smart growth, by doing more with less and by winning support for change- things that the Mayor of New York City, along other mayors, serves as a model. The key point is that most people in the world live in cities and this is where all but a quarter of the world’s energy and greenhouse gas emissions is generated.
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To see Key Quotes and Links to key reports about this post, click HERE

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