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Managing the Urban Environment: the Case of Bangkok, Thailand

EasyChair Preprint no. 8819

26 pagesDate: September 6, 2022


This paper brings the contemporary thinking and practice of Urban Environmental Management (UEM) to the solution of current environmental problems in Bangkok, Thailand. With a fast-growing population of 17 million,Bangkok is the political, economic and commercial capital, as well as the largest city, of Thailand. It is also one of the most pollutedcities in Southeast Asia.Such cities face more immediate problems than those in the developed world and have fewer resources to deal with them. The paper first considersthe context of Bangkok, and then reviews issues of poverty alleviation, industry, transportation, energy, water, sewage and sanitation, and finance, Finally, it proposes a 5-year plan to alleviate the urban environmental problems of this fascinating city utilizing a real-world database and a limited budget.

Keyphrases: Bangkok, environmental planning, Southeast Asia

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  author = {David Edelman},
  title = {Managing the Urban Environment: the Case of Bangkok, Thailand},
  howpublished = {EasyChair Preprint no. 8819},

  year = {EasyChair, 2022}}
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