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Masdar City: ‘City of Possibilities’

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As the global population continues to migrate to cities, new models for sustainable city design are being developed and tested. Masdar City in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates is one such project. In 2006, the government of Abu Dhabi announced that it intended to spend $22 billion with the aim of becoming a leader in renewable energy; a key part of this plan was to build a new carbon-neutral, zero-waste city from the ground up to demonstrate state-of-the-art sustainable city design. As initial...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Steven Griffiths More by this author
Journal:
Oxford Energy Forum
Volume:
96
Issue:
May 2014
Pages:
18-20
ISSN:
0959-7727
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