The Cities of Tomorrow

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Abstract

In 2007, France took responsibility forthe climate and ecological crisis that hitthe globe by launching the Grenelle Environnement,endeavouring to take concreteactions to achieve the sustainabledevelopment goals. The strategy wasdeveloped around six working groupsto put forward proposals in these fields:fight against climate change and controlof energy use, protection of biodiversityand natural resources, environmentalhealth, sustainability of means ofproduction and consumption trends,building of an “ecological democracy”,research and promotion of sustainabledevelopment forms promoting employmentand competitiveness.Owing to the urge to take action againstthe degradation of the entire planet, LoiGrenelle was issued in 2009, puttingforward measures linked with energy,construction, transport system,biodiversity and natural environment,governance and environmental as wellas health risks. The goal is to acceleratethe undertaking of responsibility onthe part of all stakeholders as regardsthe new challenges posed by the needfor sustainable development in order toensure stability of economy and society.Followed by the Loi Grenelle II in 2010,with further environmental commitmentsthat completes, enforces, “territorialise”and declines the previous law.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Titolo della pubblicazione ospiteReimagining Urbanism.Creative, Smart and Green Cities for the Changing Times
Pagine228-235
Numero di pagine8
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2014

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Badami, A. (2014). The Cities of Tomorrow. In Reimagining Urbanism.Creative, Smart and Green Cities for the Changing Times (pagg. 228-235)