Adopting sustainable urban development measures for continued economic growth

Published on 8 October 2019
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Podcast copyright: Singapore Management University.

Associate Professor of Humanities Winston Chow from SMU’s School of Social Sciences has researched on the areas of urban vulnerability to climate change; sustainability in urban climatology; and perceptions of environmental and climate change in tourism.

In recent years, he has published papers on the impact of weather extremes on urban resilience to hydro-climate hazards and trans-boundary variations of urban drought vulnerability and its impact on water resource management in Singapore and Johor, Malaysia.

In this podcast, Associate Professor Chow will discuss the continued economic growth of a city by adopting sustainable urban development measures.