Smart Cities and the UN SDGs

Written By Anna Visvizi
Smart Cities and the UN SDGs
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 May 2021
  • ISBN : 0323859186
  • Pages : 278 pages
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Download or read book entitled Smart Cities and the UN SDGs by author: Anna Visvizi which was release on 01 May 2021 and published by Elsevier with total page 278 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Smart Cities and the UN's SDGs explores how smart cities initiatives intersect with the global goal of making urbanization inclusive, resilient, and sustainable. Topics explored include digital governance, e-democracy, health care access, public-private partnerships, well-being, and more. Examining smart cities concepts, tools, strategies, and obstacles and their applicability to sustainability, the book exposes key structural problems that cities face and how the imperative of sustainability can bypass them. It shows how smart city technological innovation can boost citizens' well-being, serving as a key reference for those seeking to make sense of the issues and challenges of smart cities and SDGs. Includes numerous case studies from around the world Features interdisciplinary insights from academic and practitioner experts Offers an extensive literature review

Smart Cities and the UN SDGs

Smart Cities and the UN SDGs
  • Author : Anna Visvizi,Raquel Perez del Hoyo
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-05-01
  • Total pages : 278
  • ISBN : 0323859186
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Summary : Smart Cities and the UN's SDGs explores how smart cities initiatives intersect with the global goal of making urbanization inclusive, resilient, and sustainable. Topics explored include digital governance, e-democracy, health care access, public-private partnerships, well-being, and more. Examining smart cities concepts, tools, strategies, and obstacles and their applicability to sustainability, ...

Developing and Monitoring Smart Environments for Intelligent Cities

Developing and Monitoring Smart Environments for Intelligent Cities
  • Author : Zaigham Mahmood
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Total pages : 367
  • ISBN : 0323859186
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In recent years, intelligent cities, also known as smart cities or cognitive cities, have become a perceived solution for improving the quality of life of citizens while boosting the efficiency of city services and processes. This new vision involves the integration of various sectors of society through the use ...

Smart Sustainable City Profile for Goris Armenia

Smart Sustainable City Profile for Goris  Armenia
  • Author : United Nations Publications
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-06-13
  • Total pages : 62
  • ISBN : 0323859186
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Summary : Cities are engines of economic growth; hence, the development of countries depends on how their cities will develop in the future. At the same time, the expanding cities are vulnerable to economic, social and environmental risks and the high level of urbanization presents serious challenges for sustainable development and climate ...

Measuring and Monitoring Progress Towards the Sustainable Development Goals

Measuring and Monitoring Progress Towards the Sustainable Development Goals
  • Author : United Nations Publications
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-03-31
  • Total pages : 72
  • ISBN : 0323859186
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Summary : In order to better support Member States in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) identified four areas where its programmes and expertise converge. These "nexus" areas are sustainable use of natural resources; sustainable and smart cities for all ages; sustainable mobility and ...

Smart Governance for Cities Perspectives and Experiences

Smart Governance for Cities  Perspectives and Experiences
  • Author : Nuno Vasco Moreira Lopes
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-08-28
  • Total pages : 223
  • ISBN : 0323859186
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Summary : This book provides theoretical perspectives and practical experiences on smart governance for smart cities. It presents a balanced linkage between research, policies and practices on this area. The authors discuss the sustainability challenges raised by rapid urbanization, challenges with smart governance models in various countries, and a new governance paradigm ...

Sustainable Development Research in the Asia Pacific Region

Sustainable Development Research in the Asia Pacific Region
  • Author : Walter Leal Filho,Judy Rogers,Usha Iyer-Raniga
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-02-27
  • Total pages : 547
  • ISBN : 0323859186
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Summary : This multidisciplinary book focuses on best practices in sustainability research in the Asia-Pacific Region. Drawing links between research, practice, education for sustainability and the needs of industry, it addresses the sustainable development goals (SDGs). The book also presents research undertaken by a wide range of universities on matters related to ...

Urban Growth Patterns in India

Urban Growth Patterns in India
  • Author : Bharath H Aithal,T.V. Ramachandra
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-04
  • Total pages : 179
  • ISBN : 0323859186
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Summary : This book uses spatio-temporal analysis to understand urbanisation in Indian cities and explain the concept and impact of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. It creates a GHG footprint for Indian cities and engages in a discussion about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and smart city initiatives within an ...

Universities as Living Labs for Sustainable Development

Universities as Living Labs for Sustainable Development
  • Author : Walter Leal Filho,Amanda Lange Salvia,Rudi W. Pretorius,Luciana Londero Brandli,Evangelos Manolas,Fatima Alves,Ulisses Azeiteiro,Judy Rogers,Chris Shiel,Arminda Do Paco
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-04-30
  • Total pages : 862
  • ISBN : 0323859186
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Summary : This book fills an important gap in the literature, and presents contributions from scientists and researchers working in the field of sustainable development who have engaged in dynamic approaches to implementing sustainability in higher education. It is widely known that universities are key players in terms of the implementation and ...

The Development of Eco Cities in China

The Development of Eco Cities in China
  • Author : Juke Liu,Weiping Sun,Wenzhen Hu
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-10-17
  • Total pages : 329
  • ISBN : 0323859186
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Summary : This book presents an in-depth study on and summary of the current practice and theories for the construction of eco-cities in China in the context of the country’s rapid urbanization. It argues that by 2020, 60% of China’s population will live in cities. And the evolution from “green cities” to “...

Sustaining our Environment for Better Future

Sustaining our Environment for Better Future
  • Author : Abdelnaser Omran,Odile Schwarz-Herion
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-08-05
  • Total pages : 257
  • ISBN : 0323859186
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Summary : This book covers a variety of topics regarding environmental practices in our day-to-day lives, as well as topics concerning sustainable development as a broader concept embracing ecological, social, and economic aspects to improve the quality of life for people around the world. Starting with the traditional controversy between the neoclassical ...

Organizing Smart Buildings and Cities

Organizing Smart Buildings and Cities
  • Author : Elisabetta Magnaghi,Véronique Flambard,Daniela Mancini,Julie Jacques,Nicolas Gouvy
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2021-02-02
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 0323859186
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Summary : The United Nations included sustainable cities and communities in its 2030 SDGs. Cities and, on a smaller scale, neighborhoods, building managers and firms are now adopting technologies and information systems to help achieve the energy, economic, social and environmental transition. This volume gathers contributions on the key organizational success factors for ...

Making Cities Resilient

Making Cities Resilient
  • Author : Vishwa Raj Sharma,Chandrakanta
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-02-08
  • Total pages : 345
  • ISBN : 0323859186
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Summary : As the world has transformed, so have cities. Today, cities are home to 54 percent of the world’s population, and by the middle of this century that figure will likely rise to 66 percent. According to the United Nations (UN) Habitat I (1972), Habitat II (1996) and Habitat III (2016) summits, cities are facing ...

A Measure of Community

A Measure of Community
  • Author : Sridevi Rao, Ph.D
  • Publisher : Notion Press
  • Release Date : 2016-07-04
  • Total pages : 152
  • ISBN : 0323859186
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Summary : Where does sustainable public open space figure in the evolution of a city? This book presents empirical data through the case of Hyderabad (1591-1998) to answer this question, where the efficacy of public open space is explained as a measure of community. The book questions the generalised interpretation of the ...

ICT for Promoting Human Development and Protecting the Environment

ICT for Promoting Human Development and Protecting the Environment
  • Author : Francisco J. Mata,Ana Pont
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-08-29
  • Total pages : 245
  • ISBN : 0323859186
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Summary : This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th IFIP World Information Technology Forum, WITFOR 2016, San José, Costa Rica, in September 2016. The 16 full papers and 6 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 45 submissions. Within the general theme ICT for Promoting Human Development and Protecting the Environment the papers ...

Exploring Synergies and Trade offs between Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Goals

Exploring Synergies and Trade offs between Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Goals
  • Author : V. Venkatramanan,Shachi Shah,Ram Prasad
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-11-16
  • Total pages : 402
  • ISBN : 0323859186
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Summary : The existential environmental crisis prompted the United Nations to formulate the Millennium Development Goals at the turn of the 21st century in order to embark on an era of sustainable development. The progress and deficiencies in achieving the Millennium Development Goals provided impetus to the intelligentsia and policymakers to map ...