Peri-Urban Areas and Food-Energy-Water Nexus

Sustainability and Resilience Strategies in the Age of Climate Change

  • Angela Colucci
  • Marcello Magoni
  • Scira Menoni

Part of the Springer Tracts in Civil Engineering book series (SPRTRCIENG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Planning the “FEW” Nexus: Problems and Intervention Criteria

  3. Planning the “FEW” Nexus: Cases and Applications

About this book


This book explores the nexus among food, energy and water in peri-urban areas, demonstrating how relevant this nexus is for environmental sustainability. In particular it examines the effective management of the nexus in the face of the risks and trade-offs of mitigation policies, and as a mean to create resilience to climate change. The book delineates strategies and actions necessary to develop and protect our natural resources and improve the functionality of the nexus, such as: integrated management of the major resources that characterize the metabolism of a city, stronger coordination among stakeholders who often weight differently the services that are relevant to their individual concerns, integration of efforts towards environmental protection, adaptation to and prevention of climate change and disaster risks mitigation.


Climate Change Adaptation Disaster Risk Reduction Energy Efficiency Environmental Sustainability Resilient Urban Development

Editors and affiliations

  • Angela Colucci
    • 1
  • Marcello Magoni
    • 2
  • Scira Menoni
    • 3
  1. 1.DASTUPolitecnico di MilanoMilanoItaly
  2. 2.DASTUPolitecnico di MilanoMilanoItaly
  3. 3.DASTUPolitecnico di MilanoMilanoItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-41020-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-41022-7
  • Series Print ISSN 2366-259X
  • Series Online ISSN 2366-2603
  • About this book
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