Why the cities of the future are ‘cellular’

By Robert Muggah and Justin Kosslyn

Published in The World Economic Forum

We are facing a climate emergency. More than 11,000 of the world’s scientists and successive reports issued by the International Governmental Panel on Climate Change say the evidence of human-induced global warming is irrefutable.

However, at precisely the moment we need far-reaching mitigation and adaptation measures, some of the world’s most powerful nations are ignoring the warning signs – like one of the planet’s largest polluters, the United States, which formally announced its withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement this month. Despite steadily rising temperatures, extreme weather and raging fires, some U.S. leaders still insist climate change is a hoax.

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