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The Club de Madrid highlights the key role of cities in the fight against climate change

The Club de Madrid highlights the key role of cities in the fight against climate change

October 05, 2010

5 October 2010, Incheon, Corea — The Club de Madrid played a key role in the “Future of the Cities” Congress in Incheon, Korea, 5-7 October 2010. During this important event, they were debating the challenges that fast growing cities are phasing and its possible solutions, very much focussed on the green growth, flexibility, eco-efficient and happiness.

 

 

 

The congress gathered participants from local government representatives around the world, and especially from Asia, and experts in sustainable development and urban policies.

 

During the congress opening, the Club de Madrid member and Prime Minister of Korea (1994-1995), Hong-Koo Lee raised the key role that cities play in the fight against climate change and the links between this field and the economic development, affirming that “green growth is an economic growth”.

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