Cities and Urbanization

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Most of us will live in smart cities by 2050. Image: REUTERS/Simon Dawson

Simon Torkington

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Feeding a growing population puts huge pressure on resources. Image: United Nations Environment Programme/International Resource Panel
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By 2050 two thirds of the global population will live in cities. Image: United Nations Environment Programme/International Resource Panel
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