Urbanization

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Name: Urbanization
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Premier Li chairs symposium on promoting urbanization in Beijing

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (C), also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, chairs a symposium on promoting urbanization, in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 16, 2014. (Xinhua/Ding ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - 15 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Let's see what the BRICS teach us about urbanisation and economic growth

Governments tend to love economic growth, and be very ambivalent about urbanisation. Yet countries don't become wealthy without urbanising. Moreover, efforts to inhibit urbanisation have often been socially destructive. What can the BRICS – Brazil, Russia, ... [Published IIED - 1 hour ago]
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China to speed up infrastructure construction - premier

BEIJING, Sept 16 (Reuters) - China will accelerate the building of public infrastructure and allow regional governments to sell equity stakes in public works as it urbanises, Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday. Authorities will be allowed to enlarge their ... [Published Sharenet - 1 hour ago]
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Reading national signatures in urbanisation-income space

Guide to useTo use the above data visual, s tart by listening to the introductory video which takes a special look at the BRICS. Alternatively, or if you have already viewed the introductory video, go  directly into interactive mode by clicking on the ... [Published IIED - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Sir Michael Bear appointed as UK Special Envoy

Arup Non-Executive Director, Sir Michael Bear, has been appointed as UK Special Envoy for Sustainable Urbanisation to China.The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, made the announcement at the Sixth China-UK Economic and Financial Dialogue ... [Published ARUP - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

ABB going big on storage and renewables

Interview: Otto Preiss, the Group Senior Vice President and Head of Business Unit Power Conversion, spoke to pv magazine about the growing opportunities in the transistion of the utility sector, the growing significance of distributed generation and smart ... [Published pv-magazine.com - 4 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Is This China's Scariest Chart?

As China's shift to a consumer economy progresses based on the urbanization of its agrarian 'poor' population, an odd thing is happening at the other end of the demographic wealth spectrum. As WSJ reports , nearly half of wealthy Chinese are planning ... [Published Zero Hedge - 12 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Floods and climate change

The Centre for Science and Environment, a Delhi-based NGO, has said that the recent devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir may be due to permanent climate change brought about over the years by a number of causes, some of them man-made. As in Uttarakhand ... [Published The Echo Of India - 15 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Transportation Investment To Grow Rapidly In South Africa

Global capital project and infrastructure spending is expected to grow to more than $9 trillion annually by 2025, up from $4 trillion in 2012, according to a new report issued by PwC, “Capital Project and Infrastructure Spending: Outlook to 2025.”The ... [Published Food Logistics - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Xinhua Insight: Chinese city planners ready to redesign their mission

by Xinhua writer Zhang Zhongkai As China undergoes sweeping social change, the normally tough task of designing tomorrow's modern cities is growing even more daunting says veteran city planner Zou Deci."Suddenly, you have to face more vocal shareholders ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Turning the chemical value cycle in China’s favor

Collaborations along the value cycle of the chemical industry should benefit "people, the planet and profits" while also facilitating the advancement of sustainable urbanization in China, said Wolfgang Miebach, President of Bayer MaterialScience at the ... [Published Global Times - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 2 reports

Where have all the birds disappeared?

22:52 IST M_A_SRIRAM; Rapid urbanisation of Mysore and habitat destruction is posing a threat to both resident and migratory birds. PHOTO:M.A.SRIRAM Rapid urbanisation of Mysore and the expansion of the city is taking a toll on the resident and the migratory ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 14 2014]

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"India has been a reluctant urbaniser, but this is changing. Strategy of this government is to have Chennai-Bangalore corridor, Amritsar-Kolkata corridor and others apart from DMIC leading to smart cities and hence manufacturing" he said
"Mega Trends such as urbanization have strongly impacted the logistics industry by forcing logistics service providers to experiment with a range of solutions exclusively for cities, optimizing logistics and transport activities, while considering environmental and sustainable factors" said Frost & Sullivan Visionary Innovation Research Analyst Archana Vidyasekar
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Dentist supply is associated with the oral heal... [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - 1 hour ago]
From the American Journal of Public Health, “ Dentist Supply and Children’s Oral Health in the United States “: Objectives. We evaluated the relationship between dentist supply and children’s oral health and explored heterogeneity by children’s age ...
ABB going big on storage and renewables [Published pv-magazine.com - 4 hours ago]
Interview: Otto Preiss, the Group Senior Vice President and Head of Business Unit Power Conversion, spoke to pv magazine about the growing opportunities in the transistion of the utility sector, the growing significance of distributed generation and smart ...
Is This China's Scariest Chart? [Published Zero Hedge - 12 hours ago]
As China's shift to a consumer economy progresses based on the urbanization of its agrarian 'poor' population, an odd thing is happening at the other end of the demographic wealth spectrum. As WSJ reports , nearly half of wealthy Chinese are planning ...
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The Global Water Partnership among the organizing stakeholders The Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources at the United Nations University, and the Technical Universityof Dresden, along with the Leibniz Institute of ...
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Burnaby, Canada, September 14, 2014 --( PR.com )-- In 2012, World Health Organization (WHO) estimates suggested that more than 1 billion people worldwide did not have access to clean and safe drinking water. This offers a huge opportunity to water purifier ...
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