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Green paper on the urban environment

European Communities Commission.

Green paper on the urban environment

by European Communities Commission.

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Published by Commission of the European Communities in Brussels .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementCommission of the European Communities.
SeriesEUR -- 12902 EN
ContributionsCommission of the European Communities.
The Physical Object
Pagination82p.
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16396730M

Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Environmental Research and Assessment, Bucharest, October , ; Eds: Maria Pătroescu, M. L. Matache The role of green spaces on urban environmental quality Manuel Feliciano(a), Artur Gonçalves(a), Ana Cardoso(a), Teresa Nunes(b), Luís Nunes(a), Paulo Cortez(a), António Ribeiro(a), Orlando Rodrigues(a), Author: Manuel Feliciano, Artur Gonçalves, Ana Cardoso, T. Nunes, Luís Nunes, José Paulo Cortez, A.C. Ribeir. Learn about EU law and how national governments apply it. Find information on EU court judgments, competition rules, data protection, fraud, infringements, serious crime and cross-border cooperation. Get involved through public consultations. Check the progress of important initiatives the Commission is currently working on and find out what.

Urban green spaces have many environmental functions that provide areas within the built environment where adaptation to climate change can take place (Gill et al ). Therefore making cities greener with parks, more trees and green roofs will provide cooling and ventilation, as well as water storage and infiltration (Bulkeley and Betsill ). Due to its ambitious urban greening program, officially Hangzhou now has km 2 of green space (about 40% of the city area; Fig. 2).In , urban green space increased by million m 2; in , the target is for an additional 13 million m official ratio of green space is about 15 m 2 per capita, and over 90% of the city's population reportedly has easy access (Sang Cited by:

For technical or practice questions regarding the Green Book please call () or e-mail [email protected] Looking to purchase a print copy of the Green Book? Printed copies of the Green Book will only be available from the U.S. Government Bookstore at .   City planners have often many and innovative solutions for how to create a ’good urban milieu’. However, these ideas are mainly focused on accommodating visual aesthetics with necessary practical matters for transport, waste and energy. The dynamic sound perspectives in the urban environment, such as sonic diversity and acoustic ecology, are still very much .


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