This is a big number...65 percent of the world's population in cities by 2050. Providing quality of life in those cities for that many people will be one of our greatest challenges.
Five trends in creating energy-efficient cities
In 2050, more than 65 percent of the world’s population will live in cities, according to the United Nations.
Increased urbanization and growth of the middle class, particularly in
China and India, will help drive global energy demand higher even with
significant efficiency gains, as outlined in the ExxonMobil 2017 Outlook for Energy.
The push for greater energy efficiency is already well underway with
city governments implementing innovative sustainable solutions that are
transforming city life.