Sustainable Urban Transformation and the Green Urban Economy

Chapter
Part of the Local Sustainability book series (LOCAL, volume 3)

Abstract

This chapter explores the connections between the concepts of sustainable urban transformation and the green urban economy, proposes a framework for understanding how these concepts ‘fit’ together, and makes some practical suggestions for local governments and for national and international policy.

Keywords

Sustainable urban transformation Green urban economy Sustainable development Green economy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.International Institute for Industrial Environmental EconomicsLund UniversityLundSweden
  2. 2.Lund University Centre for Sustainability StudiesLundSweden

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