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Shell launches research on urbanisation, energy usage

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Shell has launched a research supplement in Lahore on how cities across the world grow and consume energy after an extensive study of over 500 urban centres. The research publication, New Lenses on Future Cities, produced in collaboration with the Singapore Centre for Liveable Cities surveyed a diverse mix of urban centres, and group cities into six illustrative archetypes indicating where energy use is most concentrated and where future urbanization is set to take…Read More

Speakers stress curtailing massive urbanisation

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article image STAFF REPORT FSD: While showing grave concern over the fast urbanization in Pakistan, speakers at a four-day international conference stressed the need to curtail urbanization as it is aggravating the civic as well as other problems. UAF VC Prof. Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan, who chaired the inaugural session, said that per person agriculture land is diminishing in the country, compelling the rural to migrate to cities for earning their livelihood. "Increase in agri production will…Read More