Planetary Stewardship in an Urbanizing World: Beyond City Limits

  title={Planetary Stewardship in an Urbanizing World: Beyond City Limits},
  author={Sybil P. Seitzinger and Uno Svedin and Carole L. Crumley and Will Steffen and Saiful Arif Abdullah and Christine Alfsen and Wendy J. Broadgate and Frank Biermann and Ninad R. Bondre and John A. Dearing and Lisa Deutsch and Shobhakar Dhakal and Thomas Elmqvist and Neda Farahbakhshazad and Owen Gaffney and Helmut Haberl and Sandra Lavorel and Cheikh Mbow and A J Mcmichael and Joao M. F. deMorais and Per Olsson and Patricia Fernanda Pinho and Karen C. Seto and Paul Sinclair and Mark Stafford Smith and Lorraine Sugar},
Cities are rapidly increasing in importance as a major factor shaping the Earth system, and therefore, must take corresponding responsibility. With currently over half the world’s population, cities are supported by resources originating from primarily rural regions often located around the world far distant from the urban loci of use. The sustainability of a city can no longer be considered in isolation from the sustainability of human and natural resources it uses from proximal or distant… CONTINUE READING
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