The Landscape of Global Urbanization

I gave a lecture recently in New York on urbanization and global cities. I’m sharing a couple of segments of that as podcasts.

The first is a short introduction to global urbanization. I talk about the radical rural-urban shift in human living patterns, the increase in city size (especially the growth of megacities), and the challenges arising from urban growth in the developing world.

This podcast is a good basic introduction to the topic that will be very helpful for anyone to get an understanding of the basics. Some of the stats on global urbanization are stunning.

If the audio player doesn’t display for you, click over to listen on Soundcloud.

If you haven’t already, please click over to iTunes and leave a rating on my podcast, because this helps people to discover it and check it out. Thanks.

from Aaron M. Renn


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