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The impact of cities on environment

Publication Date : 26/12/2015



Author(s) :

Sadashiva Battula , Jagadeesh Kumar Ega.


Volume/Issue :
Volume 2
,
Issue 12
(12 - 2015)



Abstract :

 Cities are growing at much faster rate. This causes many to think that inevitably their impact will degrade the environment. In this paper, the approaches to understanding the impact of cities on environment are analyzed namely Population Growth, Over utilization of resources, Energy depletion, Ecological foot print, Sustainability. The population growth provides some perspective on local impact, the Overutilization of resources, energy depletion, Solid waste management is also associated with the population growth and the Ecological Footprint model on global impact, only the sustainability assessment approach allows us to see the positive benefits of urban growth and provides policy options that can help cities reduce their local and global impact while improving their livability and opportunity, which continue to drive their growth. This is applied the city of Hyderabad, India


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