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Pacific Rim 161: Megacities in Asia

Megacities

Introduction to Megacities

Mapping the Future of Global Civilization (13:07)


More Megacities Resources

Urbanisation and the Rise of Megacities (1:09)

Urbanisation is happening faster today than at any time in history. By 2030 nearly 9% of the global population will live in so-called megacities—cities with more than 10m inhabitants.

Urban Challenges In Asia’s Megacities (3:23)

Asia’s urban centers are increasing in size and numbers. The UN predicts by 2030, there will be 41 megacities (urban areas with more than 10 million inhabitants) across the globe, with 22 in the Asia-Pacific. What approach should Asian megacities take to remain sustainable, livable and resilient?


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