Urban is better than Rural for the Environment

It is better for the environment for people to live in cities than the same number of people to live in rural areas.

Having larger numbers of people occupying a smaller area, confines and contain the human impact.

Urbanization reduces population growth. Yes, it attracts people, but people living in rural areas have higher fertility rates.

Per capita, people in cities consume less. Cities are much more efficient in the consumption of resources, notably energy, but also materials, also water, and also, of course, land, because of their higher densities.

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