Turkey’s Population and Energy Demand Are Booming. What This Means for Sustainable Cities https://t.co/3Z6TyJGtjN #sustainability

Turkey’s Population and Energy Demand Are Booming. What This Means for Sustainable Cities https://t.co/3Z6TyJGtjN #sustainability

To create more livable cities, Turkey must work to address its burgeoning urban populations and energy demand. (Photo: Benoit Colin/WRI) WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities in Turkey will host the 3rd Livable Cities Symposium on November 19-20, 2015 in Istanbul. The Symposium will gather national and international experts, practitioners and researchers to discuss energy and transportation policies, community engagement, and financing for sustainable cities in Turkey. As a human beings, our population growth appears unstoppable. For example, between 1900 and 2000 , the world’s population grew three times faster than anytime throughout history. Now, when we look at global trends, our population is still growing steadily—particularly in the developing world. Overall, we seem to be leaving rural areas for big cities, propelled by rapid population growth. This is particularl...

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