Urbanization

Urbanization - Urbanization, Human Activity and Environment...

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mgb-eat2 Urbanization, Human Activity and Environment
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mgb-eat2 Outline Relationship between urbanization and environment Importance of cities -- Environmental impacts How does urbanization affect environmental outcomes? Human activity versus urbanization Addressing environmental problems
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mgb-eat2 Cities . .. Their many faces Cities embody our dreams and nightmares Concentration of human activity Spread of communicable diseases High demands and stresses, pollutant concentrations, exposures and impacts
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mgb-eat2 London Slum – 1850s Gustave Doré
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mgb-eat2 A Court for King Cholera From Punch, 1852
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mgb-eat2 The Great London Smog
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mgb-eat2 The Great London Smog
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mgb-eat2 Detroit … Auto Capital Thanks to Sumeeta Srinivasan
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mgb-eat2 Cities … and global impacts Activities in distant lands can have local effects (eg. climate change, SARS) Urban areas draw resources from across globe, with far-reaching impacts Lead in Greenland Role of urbanization, trade, technology – “Distantiation”
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