To What Extent is Sustainability Addressed at Urban Scale and How Aligned is it with Earth’s Carrying Capacity?

This important research is presented at the pre-print stage: Vigier, M., Ouellet-Plamondon, C. M., Spiliotopoulou, M., Moore, J., & Rees, W. E. To What Extent is Sustainability Addressed at Urban Scale and How Aligned is it with Earth’s Carrying Capacity?….

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[New publication] Sustainability planning, implementation, and assessment in cities: how can productivity enhance these processes?

Just published in Discover Sustainability – access full article here (it’s Open Access)! Abstract In this “urban century”, planetary realities and increased environmental and social awareness have led to significant international agreements and the recognition that local communities play a…

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[New publication] Urban sustainability via urban productivity? A conceptual review and framework proposal

Just published in Local Environment: Urban sustainability via urban productivity? A conceptual review and framework proposal, by Maria Spiliotopoulou and Mark Roseland. Access it here ABSTRACT This paper offers conceptual and operational insights for more effective and forward-looking local sustainability…

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[New publication] Urban Sustainability: From Theory Influences to Practical Agendas

by Maria Spiliotopoulou and Mark Roseland. Journal: MDPI Sustainability. Published September 4th, 2020 Abstract Achieving sustainability goals is complex and requires policy coherence; yet effective action for structural change has been elusive partly because global issues must be primarily addressed…

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[New publication] “Theories and concepts influencing sustainable community development: introducing the concept of community productivity”

By Maria Spiliotopoulou and Mark Roseland Chapter 20 of the Research Handbook on Community Development, edited by Rhonda Phillips, Eric Trevan and Patsy Kraeger, and published in 2020 by Edward Elgar Publishing. Full text of our chapter is available online…

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