Reading and assignment for Wed. April 6


Read the attached article, “New Models for sustainable growth in emerging market cities and post your response to the following question by 5:00 PM Tuesday April 5.

Bouton, Lindsay and Woetzel describe a new urban sustainability index to provide a framework or guide to sustainable or renewable urban development in rapidly growing economies.

  1. Describe what the urban sustainability index proposes to do.
  2. Describe three components of this index and comment on whether you view this as achievable.