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Extreme cities & economics of apartheid

Today, 55 percent of the world’s population live in urban areas and that figure is expected to increase to nearly 70 percent in just 30 years’ time.

Many of us assume that cities are a safe haven or a controlled environment that can negate the effects of manmade climate change.

But what if this assumption is counterintuitive and actually it is city dwellers who are most vulnerable to the effects of climate breakdown?

Host Ross Ashcroft is joined by the author and professor Ashley Dawson to discuss modern urban life, and why so-called solutions to make cities resilient, inhabitable and sustainable are simply not radical enough.

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