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Urbanization and the Environment 20:17 our urbanizing world:  environmental impacts of cities: air pollution, diesel gloal=green house gases local scale: normally, diesel, disposal of waste, urban runoff take on 3% of earths surface.  urban metabolism: industrial ecology, linear metabolism, inputs drawn from outside used  and transformed in city and put out as waste. Chagen system to circular  eco industrial park: garden in city , one industries waste is fuel for another industry 
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Unformatted text preview: cities in urban areas more efficient per capita in carbon use? More efficient because condensed and shared building, transportation, carbon impact is lower in cities than national average larger cities more productive, higher wages. Superliner growth. Higher populations more efficient more income. Control inflation in cities. Rising income and rising resource consumption city nodes of action. 20:17 20:17...
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course ENVIRON 367 taught by Professor Mingxu during the Fall '11 term at University of Michigan.

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