The Urban Environment
Over half of the global population now lives in urban areas, and 22 cities have populations over 10 million. By 2030, the number of people living in urban areas will exceed 5 billion. We can no longer engage in environmental policy that disregards urban space. In this issue, we explore the issues of the urban environment and our very human reactions to nature in the city.
"The image of smoggy concrete skyline and the headlines on growing urban populations . . ."