The chapter introduces to smart city issue through a historical excursus,which traces the main steps: the birth of global environmental policies up to thestage of maturity reached in Europe after the Kyoto Protocol (1997); then theClimate Package 20-20-20, edited by European Commission in 2008 marks another crucial point which preludes smart cities initiatives and projects; the 2030 EnergyStrategy and finally the 2050 European Energy Strategy. The chapter is concludedwith a review of the most popular smart cities ranking systems and with a proposalfor a ranking based on context features.
|Titolo della pubblicazione ospite||Smart Cities Atlas - Western and Eastern Intelligent Communities|
|Numero di pagine||19|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2016|
|Nome||SPRINGER TRACTS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING|