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Green Infrastructure and Urban Sustainability: An Editorial

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Green infrastructure and urban sustainability are correlated in existing scholarly research. In fact, the two cannot be separated from each other. In recent years, China has focused on fast-forwarding achieving sustainable development goals (SDGs), carbon neutrality, and urban greening. These (sustainability) pathways have led to major initiatives such as sponge city development, developing healthier and more resilient cities, enhancing urban green infrastructure, waste management, food security, and finding a harmonious development between the built and natural environments. This chapter is an introduction to this amazing collection, which is very important in urban sustainability. This book focuses mainly on urban green infrastructure, using China as an example for future research, policy development, and practice.

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  • Green Infrastructure; Urban Sustainability; Cities; China; Sustainable Development; Planning

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Cheshmehzangi, A. (2022). Green Infrastructure and Urban Sustainability: An Editorial. In: Cheshmehzangi, A. (eds) Green Infrastructure in Chinese Cities. Urban Sustainability. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-9174-4_1

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