Mega-Cities

October 24, 2014, 2pm PDT
Research suggests China’s current urbanization policy forgoes $2 trillion in growth over the next ten years. That is, unless the government funnels even more migrants into major population centers and develops for density.
Bloomberg News
February 19, 2012, 1pm PST
In London last week, a good-natured debate took place between Boris Johnson, mayor of London, and New York City deputy mayors Howard Wolfson and Robert K. Steel for ultimate mega-city bragging rights.
The Atlantic Cities
June 11, 2011, 1pm PDT
The mayors of the world's biggest cities convened in Sao Paolo recently to team up against climate change and sea level rise. Neal Peirce sees much promise in the effort.
Citiwire
January 13, 2011, 5am PST
RThe impact of cities is spreading beyond local and even national borders, argues Robert Neuwirth in this piece from <em>What Matters</em>.
What Matters
December 19, 2010, 9am PST
By looking at Seoul, Beijing and Shanghai, this article from <em>City Journal</em> explores how politics and different governmental ideologies have shaped the growth of these mega-cities.
City Journal
February 24, 2010, 10am PST
This analysis from Nigeria's <em>Daily Independent</em> looks at the challenges facing Lagos, the country's biggest city, as it grows into a global mega-city.
Daily Independent