The Future of Cities: Friends of the Earth position paper

8th July 2015

In a Nutshell: Cities are where most people live and where we consume most of the world’s resources. Their impact is felt in every corner of the world. Most cities are heavily polluting and scarred by inequality, but cities have the potential to take the lead and change how we care for people and our planet. To do this well, cities need greater self-determination, deeper democracy and a focus on sharing.

The Future of Cities - FOE Position PaperThe Future of Cities position paper ias available as a PDF document.

You may also be interested in the following publications:

Friends of the Earth (2014), A radical agenda for cities.

C40 (2014), Climate action in megacities


Friends of the Earth’s Big Ideas Project – Cities.

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