Accelerating urban action for a carbon-free world, five Malaysian cities take an integrated approach to low carbon development

Nusajaya, Johor, Malaysia. Photo: Afifi Zulkifle,

Cities are responsible for 70 per cent of global carbon dioxide emissions, with transport, buildings, energy, and waste management accounting for the bulk of urban emissions.

By 2050, two-thirds of our global population will live in urban areas. Nearly 90% of the growth in urban population will occur in Asia and Africa.

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