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Urban innovation's the way forward to achieve green goals

It is imperative for city leaders, businesses and universities to collaborate in a race to provide for more with less.

Copenhagen has implemented a cooling system that saves 70 per cent of the energy compared to traditional air-conditioning; it has reduced carbon emissions by 50 per cent since 1995.

CITIES across the globe are swelling as resources dwindle. The United Nations (UN) estimates that two out of three people will live in a city by 2030, with megacities of 10 million inhabitants or more located primarily in Asia.

Driven by rapid growth and urbanisation, Asian megacities are...

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