Urbanization refers to the gradual buildup of high human population density areas.
|Arguments in favor of||Arguments opposing|
|It is associated with higher concentration of population.|
|Urbanization brings about higher concentration of population which can help to increase the effciency of utilization of energy and resources.||Higher concentration of population due to urbanization may come with increased vulnerability to environmental risks.|
|It comes with increased proximity.|
|Urbanization brings about increased proximity of population which can help to improve the opportunities for housing, education and jobs.||Increased proximity of population due to urbanization may come with more stress, environmental pollution and higher cost of living.|