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Towards successful environmental performance of sustainable cities: Intervening sectors. A review


  • Martos, A.
  • Pacheco-Torres, R.
  • Ordóñez, J.
  • Jadraque-Gago, E.


Cities contribute around 80% of global greenhouse gas emissions. There is currently a massive growth in urban areas internationally, especially in developing countries. Urban centers and cities should offer an effective answer to new problems arising from planning and expansion, according to criteria of sustainability. Decisions for sustainable cities planning and management should be taken on an evaluation of their consequences. Correspondingly, each strategy should be designed and undertaken with the right tools of study, analysis and prediction.

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  • Martos, A. & Pacheco-Torres, R. & Ordóñez, J. & Jadraque-Gago, E., 2016. "Towards successful environmental performance of sustainable cities: Intervening sectors. A review," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 57(C), pages 479-495.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:rensus:v:57:y:2016:i:c:p:479-495
    DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2015.12.095

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