This is a summary press release of a component of the Global Report on Human Settlements 2009.
The UN-Habitat report Planning Sustainable Cities: Global Report on Human Settlements 2009 argues that better urban planning offers the best opportunity to reduce emissions through economies of scale and large scale urban initiatives; it also calls for better long term post-disaster management strategies.
Published by: UN-Habitat Headquarters
Date published: October 5 2009
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