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Sustainable Urban Development in the Age of Climate Change

  • Ali Cheshmehzangi
  • Ayotunde Dawodu
Chapter

Abstract

This chapter provides an overall review of the perspectives and roles discussed so far, and summarises options/opportunities and potential possibilities for future directions. The arguments are enriched through discussion of scenarios and examples that are covered throughout the book, so as to provide a comprehensive picture of sustainable urban development, successful implementation of sustainable development goals (SDGs) and climate change mitigation solutions for cities from the ‘people’ dimension. The chapter also includes the development of an SDG best practice participation template, which is supported by an extensive checklist of the whats and hows in participatory processes. By arguing in favour of participating in association with people, we move back to the ideals of grassroots thinking and initiatives that are context specific and nurtured by locals.

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Websites for Country Sustainable Development Cases

  1. Malawi. Retrieved May 10, 2018, from http://www.sdnp.org.mw/malawi/vision-2020/chapter-1.htm.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ali Cheshmehzangi
    • 1
  • Ayotunde Dawodu
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Nottingham Ningbo ChinaNingboChina

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