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Intermediate cities in search of sustainability

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by Intermediate cities in search of sustainability (1995 Lavrion, Greece)

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Published by European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions in Shankill, Co. Dublin, Ireland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning -- European Union countries,
  • Urban policy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    ContributionsEuropean Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 478 p. :
    Number of Pages478
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16837172M
    ISBN 109282760146

      Cities and Sustainability explores the ways in which cities are both the biggest threat to sustainability, and the most powerful tool to get us to sustainable development. Employing an innovative methodology to a complex issue, the book proposes new metrics and approaches that assume cities as fundamental in the search for sustainability. Chapter III Towards sustainable cities Introduction Cities and towns have become the primary human living space. Since , more than half of the world’s population has been living in urban.

    The US Cities Sustainable Development Report aims to help cities to calibrate their progress towards the SDGs. This report, produced annually since , is a part of a global effort to measure performance of cities, nations, and companies relative to the SDGs underway at the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN).   Sustainable Cities 1. T H E S E A R C H F O R THE SUSTAINABLE CITY Being a sustainable city means " improving the quality of life in a city, including ecological, cultural, political, institutional, social and economic components without leaving a burden on future generations” 2.

    Sustainability in America's Cities highlights how America's largest cities are acting to develop sustainable solutions to conflicts between development and environment. As sustainability rises to the top of public policy agendas in American cities, it is also emerging as a . Sustainable Cities Index ranks of the world’s leading cities Cities around the world are struggling to achieve a balance in the three pillars of sustainability. The today published study Sustainable Cities Index , compiled for Arcadis by the Centre for Economic and Business Research (Cebr), ranks of the world’s leading cities.


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Intermediate cities in search of sustainability. Shankill, Co. Dublin, Ireland: European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions ; Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities ; Lanham, MD: UNIPUB [distributor], (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book.

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