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RNCC: research network for climate-neutral cities
KTH, School of Industrial Engineering and Management (ITM), Industrial Ecology. (RNCC research network for climate-neutral cities)
2010 (English)In: URBAN-NET: Research Anthology 2010 / [ed] June Graham, Edinburgh: SNIFFER (Scotland & Northern Ireland Forum for Environmental Research) , 2010Chapter in book (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

The majority of people on earth now live in cities andin developing economies. This process of migrationto cities has been very fast. Cities thus havea profound influence on how our societies affectthe ecosystems that support life on earth. As anexample, cities occupy only 2% of the land on earthbut they emit around 75% of all greenhouse gasesfrom human activities. Should we then regard citiesas a major threat towards sustainability?

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Edinburgh: SNIFFER (Scotland & Northern Ireland Forum for Environmental Research) , 2010.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-31107OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-31107DiVA: diva2:402765
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QC 20111115. Researchers Prof. Ronald Wennersten(Coordinator), KTH, Sweden Prof. Karel Mulder, TUDelft, Holland Aida Abdulah, Member of “The Compensators” core team, Germany, Aida. Baldiri Salcedo Rahola, PhD student TUDelft,Holland Britta Stein, Technische Universität Hamburg,Germany Dr. Britta Boyd, Sydansk University, Denmark Dominika Brodowich, PhD student, Futures Academy, Ireland Henning Thomsen, Gehl Architects, Denmark David Tabara, Ass. Senior Researcher, PhD, Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology, Spain Dr. J. O. Jensen, Danish Building Research Institute, Denmark Dr. Karen Lucas, Oxford University, UK, Karen. Prof. Paul Fleming, De Montfort University, UK Peter Rathje, Project Zero A/S, Denmark, Peter. Dr. Richard Dawson, Newcastle University, UK Dr. Sebastian Carney, Manchester University, UK Dr. Peter Wiers, Director of Climate Partners, The NetherlandsAvailable from: 2011-03-09 Created: 2011-03-09 Last updated: 2011-11-15Bibliographically approved

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