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Climate Change, Poverty and The Great Horse Poo Debate of 1898

Laurel Papworth

Because the first international inter-urban planning conference was held in New York in 1894, bringing together world leaders and problem solvers. If major cities were going to be, in 50 years, under nine feet of manure the conference attendees believed that the world was in major …. And – although the conference was meant to run for ten days – they closed the doors after only THREE days. Can we solve problems with a Bali road map and a conference?