• crim
    was linked to the divine. Divinity was represented through chosen familiarity. (pg. 23) People had no concept of history as an "endless chain of cause and effect or of radical separations between past and present" (pg. 23) Our conception of time: remains simultaneous, but not "marked by prefiguring and...
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  • Urban Centers
    Cities grow at different rates and for different reasons and there are different types of cities, or urban centers. Metropolis, megalopolis, and megacity are terms used to classify cities by size. The U.S. Census Bureau has an additional classification for urban centers, a metropolitan statistical area...
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  • Mike Davis
    population of China, India and Brazil already roughly equals that of Europe plus North America.) The most celebrated result will be the burgeoning of new megacities with populations in excess of 8 million, and, even more spectacularly, hypercities with more than 20 million inhabitants (the estimated urban population...
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  • Comparing the Impact of Pollution in China with the Same Development Period in Norway
    water quality and air pollution has become serious problems in many developing countries. In China, pollution is also a serious problem. Images of megacities clouded by heavy fog and wastewater discharged into rivers have appeared in newspapers around the world (Biswas, 2012). According to data from WHO...
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  • Boiss
    |Water facts | | | |Outline the rising demand for water, and its causes, in |ActiveBook CD animation on precipitation linked to |UNEP trends in water use: | | | ...
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  • air pollution and its effect on city quality
    URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING DEPARTMENT, UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN URP 712 : INTERMEDIATE DESIGN TERM PAPER ON: AIR POLLUTION AND ITS EFFECTS ON CITY QUALITY. NAME: JIYAH, FUNKE.M. MATRIC NO: 71241 FEBRUARY, 2014. 1.0 INTRODUCTION The atmosphere is a complex natural gaseous...
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  • Space Solar Power
    geostationary Earth orbit (GEO). Each of these SPS was planned to provide dedicated, baseload power ranging from 5 to 10 GW of continuous energy for a "megacity" on the Earth - quite probably a city in the U.S. itself. Figure 1: 1979 Reference System Concepts: 5 GW Power Output, Geostationary Earth Orbit...
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  • Pacific Northwest
    established when the region was largely unsettled by non-indigenous peoples. The border along the 49th parallel and the Alaska Panhandle, has had a powerful effect on the region. According to Canadian historian Ken S. Coates, the border has not merely influenced the Pacific Northwest—rather, "the region's history...
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  • Nuclear Winter Model Made by N.Moiseev
    a term that describes the climatic effects of nuclear war. In the 1980's, work conducted jointly by Western and Soviet scientists showed that for a full-scale nuclear war between the United States and the Soviet Union the climatic consequences, and indirect effects of the collapse of society, would be...
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  • Water Crises
    on Earth can survive. Some of the contents are as follows:- 1 Research 2 Manifestations 3 Overview of regions suffering crisis impacts 4 Effects on climate 5 Outlook 6 Conventional fossil or nuclear energy based desalination 7 Solar energy based desalination 8 Global experiences in managing...
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  • Sustaible development
    Anjaneyulu 30120140 Increasing economy and globalisation has converted many small towns in South-east Asia as emerging global megacities. And I belong to one of those megacities, Hyderabad, India, also known as Hi-Tech city for its tremendous contribution in IT sector. Being a municipal corporation in...
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  • Health Impacts of the Built Environment
    are many different complex effects. Since the early 1990s there have been various studies presenting associations between increased mortality rates and exposure to atmospheric pollutants. Along with the increase in mortality rates are increases in other adverse health effects, such as acute cardiorespiratory...
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  • Urbanisation
    migrants fail to find adequate work, and therefore cannot afford decent housing, that means lack of clean water and electricity as well. In some megacities up to 50 per cent of the residents live in squatter settlements or slums. They present a dismal picture of the urban poverty. Another problem is...
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  • Unplanned Housing in Dhaka City: Finding Solutions
    Dhaka in search of better opportunity. As a result, almost one fifteenth of the population lives in one certain city. Dhaka is ranked 19th among the megacities by population and this population will reach to 26 million within 2025 if it remains uncontrolled. To accommodate this huge stream of people, unplanned...
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  • China Urganization
    The United States, once a largely not, for instance, developed the slums that exist rural country with many small towns and only a in Third World megacities like Rio de Janeiro, Jafew major urban centers, underwent a comparable karta, Cairo, or Lagos. To be sure, rough neightransformation in the late...
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  • Economic Geography: Sustainability
    change in natural capital not included * only market transactions count * all transactions are seen as positive regardless of their effect on welfare * indifferent to the distribution of wealth * indifferent to the source of economic activity Alternative indicators of development ...
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  • Eassay
    " The New Yorker, Jun 27, 2011 * Beauregard, Rober A. 1984. Making Planning Theory: A Retrospective. Urban Geogrpahy 5 (3): 255-61 3. Root causes of urban planning. The ideal plan as a response. * Ch. 2, in Peter Hall, Cities Of Tomorrow * Ch. 1, in Anthony Sutcliffe, Towards the planned...
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  • Urbanization and Environmental Degradation
    disposal. This paper emphasizes on the effect of urbanization on environmental components mainly climate, biosphere, land and water resources. A case study of urbanization in India and metropolitan cities have been carried out leading to conclude on the existing causes of damage to the environment due to...
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  • Final Draft
    Nepal    In our world, there are many existing countries and some have already declined and disappeared. No one knows exactly the reasons and causes of why this is. Lately, an American scientist, Dr. Jared Diamond has studied specifically on collapsing. He then came up with the theory of what can...
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  • Bullet Train
    stations, and purchasing new rolling stock. He also emphasis on the operating costs for the externalities of noise, air pollution or global warming effects. (2009). There are not singularly financial costs that need to be analyzed, but also environmental ones, according to these authors. In fact, this...
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