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Local authorities acting globally for sustainable development, Regional Studies. Member states adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015 and aimed to adopt a New Urban Agenda during Habitat III in 2016. Related intergovernmental p...
For centuries, an antagonistic separation between the urban and rural environments has been ingrained into our social fabric. Part of a wider the nature-culture divide, this demarcation between industrialising societies and the natural environment, h...
The frequency and intensity of disasters and other emergencies are increasing. [1] In 2015, there were 346 disasters reported. These disasters have extensive impact on the urban resilience and sustainable development, with potential short a...
Given the dual challenges of inequality and climate change, we propose “energy democracy” as a framework for ownership of energy infrastructure.  Energy democracy promises to share the benefits of renewable energy, advancing equity and sustainab...

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