Towards Sustainable Cities in China

Analysis and Assessment of Some Chinese Cities in 2008

  • Jingzhu Zhao

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science book series (BRIEFSENVIRONMENTAL, volume 1)

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To promote China’s sustainable city construction and development, this Brief has preliminarily used an assessment indicator system and development index of a sustainable city, based on a summary and analysis of the existing Sustainable City theories and practices both at home and aboard. Meanwhile, mainly based on the data from 2008, this Brief has made a tentative assessment of the development level of Sustainable City in some major Chinese cities.

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  • Jingzhu Zhao
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  1. 1.Institute of Urban EnvironmentChinese Academy of SciencesXiamenChina, People's Republic

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