Sustainable cities: How far off are we?

Level: , Topic: Urban Environments, World Cities

Sustainable cities: Do you think it is possible for the world’s largest cities to ever become sustainable?

Link to A2 syllabus: Contemporary sustainability issues in urban areas. Transport and its management: the development of integrated, efficient and sustainable systems.

Link to GCSE syllabus (Urban): Attempts can be made to ensure that urban living is sustainable.

Some interesting news articles about Paris and how they are tackling the problem with air pollution.

Paris restricts car use.

Alternative driving days are being introduced in the French capital, Paris, in an attempt to tackle dangerous levels of air pollution.

Paris offers free public transport to reduce severe smog.

Authorities in Paris have taken the rare step of making public transport free for three days to reduce severe smog caused by unusually warm weather.



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