Cities are facing up the a huge phenomen called Urban Migration

Rate of the world population living in an urban area

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15 cities populated with more than 20M of human beings in 2035

DELHI, INDIA
Population in 2015 : 26M
Population in 2035 : 43M
SHANGHAI, CHINA
Population in 2015 : 23M
Population in 2035 : 34M
DHAKA, BANGLADESH
Population in 2015 : 18M
Population in 2035 : 31M
NEW YORK, USA
Population in 2015 : 19M
Population in 2035 : 21M
LAGOS, NIGERIA
Population in 2015 : 12M
Population in 2035 : 24M

Increased density is raising the concentration of invisible pollutants and leading to a greater number of unsafe situations.

Facts in 2017

Lighting alone represents 19% of the world's total electricity consumption.

Cities occupy 2% of the land surface and produce 80% of greenhouse gas

1.3 M of people are currently moving into cities each week

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