environmental sustainability

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  • The economic disruptions from the Ukraine war have intensified short term concerns about energy and food security, as well as access to critical minerals. Climate security is also increasingly urgent. This paper urges governments to speed up, not slow down, transitions away from fossil fuels and toward more sustainable development patterns. The war...
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Inspired by Nature-based solutions and actions

Urban rivers in Singapore are surrounded by concrete embankments and riverbeds that degrade the natural ecosystem and ecosystem services. The Singapore government has taken up several initiatives to restore the urban environment and the ABC program is a significant one among them. Many factors have played a role in the success of the ABC program...

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Inspired by Nature-based solutions and actions

The city of Delhi is facing an overall deterioration of its urban environment due to rapid groundwater abstraction and air pollution, leading to various health issues. The city of Delhi is rapidly expanding as more and more people are migrating to the city for better livelihoods and quality of life. Delhi expanded by 457 sq km during 1989–2014 and...

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International Sustainable Development Research Society Conference (ISDRS)
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- The concept of "tradeoff" between environment and economy is based on analysis of past trends.

- Environment is the foundation of the economy.

- SDGs show the way to a sustainable economy based on environmental sustainability. Tradeoffs should be resolved.

- SDGs call for an integrated approach; SDGs integrate environmental, economic...