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Pacific Rim 161: Megacities in Asia

Hong Kong & The Pearl River Delta

Inside Hong Kong's Cage Homes (9:53)

Hong Kong is the most expensive housing market in the world. It has been ranked as the least affordable housing market on Earth for eight years in a row, and the price per square foot seems to be only going up. The inflated prices are forcing Hongkongers to squeeze into unconventionally small spaces that can affect their quality of life.

Hong Kong: Mega Cities Mega Heat (6:17)

The science is clear. Climate change is already happening and is increasing at an alarming pace. Urbanization is exacerbating global warming and cities like Hong Kong are heating up, fast. And the most vulnerable, such as elderly people, are paying the higher price of hotter weather.

 
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