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Urban redevelopment & Regeneration

London Docklands Development Corporation

  • The government invested £1.86
  • £7.7 billion in private investments
  • Improvements to houises (24,046), transport (more underground rail line) and business (2,700 trading)

Pollution - Beijing

  • Air pollution levels are blamed for more than 400,000 premature deaths a year
  • Air pollution causes acid rain
  • The air in Beijing is considered "very dangerous"
  • More than one million people are living is cities with "dangerous air"
  • There has been an explosive increase in car ownership, which will raise the…


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