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date: 07 July 2020

Urbanization (Europe)  

Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Eugenie L. BIRCHEugenie L. BIRCH, Alexander M. KEATINGAlexander M. KEATING, Susan M. WACHTERSusan M. WACHTER

Assessing key factors such as urban emissions and land-use patterns and their effect on local and global scales is required to effectively measure urban sustainability. The environmental quality of urban areas (and management of their open green spaces and waste) is crucial to the health and well-being of their populations. Eastern and southern Europe will face some of the most significant challenges (e.g., the region’s fastest urban-growth rates) in the coming decades. ...

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