Environmental risks in cities

Other Names:
Urban environmental hazards

Among the most serious environmental problems in cities are air and water pollution, solid waste accumulation and disposal (including toxic and hazardous wastes), and noise. Many cities are also at risk from natural hazards or hazards whose origin may be natural but where human actions have significantly increased the level of risk.

Problem Type:
C: Cross-sectoral problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST