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Li, Y. (author), Xiang, Pengcheng (author), You, Kairui (author), Guo, Jin (author)
Mega infrastructure projects (MIPs) are exposed to numerous interdependent risks of various natures which pose difficulties in risk management. Thus far, the research on the risk interactions of MIPs has been focused on developing static risk networks within a single category of risks, at certain stages of the project. It is essential to...
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Eskafi, Majid (author), Taneja, P. (author), Ulfarsson, Gudmundur F. (author)
Maritime sectors have always dealt with uncertainties and disruptions. The COVID pandemic confronted the cruise industry with profound, wide-ranging, and lasting challenges while disrupting normal operations. Although the cruise industry contributes to the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs), resumption...
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Minkman, E. (author), Nguyen, Hong Quan (author), Luu, Tang (author), Dang, Kim Khoi (author), Nguyen, Sy Linh (author), Du, Haomiao (author), Huizer, Tanya (author), Rijke, Jeroen (author)
This study identifies how the governance of the transition to sustainable agriculture in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta is constrained by a lack of leadership, coordination, and funding. The Vietnamese Mekong Delta region is an important agricultural region yet highly vulnerable to climate change. In 2017, the Government of Vietnam issued...
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Pryce, David (author), Kapelan, Z. (author), Memon, Fayyaz A. (author)
In the plight for sustainable development and to support net zero ambitions for climate change mitigation, a broad range of aeration strategies have been developed with the hope of improving efficiency to minimize environmental and economic costs associated with the wastewater treatment processes. However, a balance is levied between reducing...
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Gusheva, E. (author), Gjorgievski, Vladimir (author), Grncarovska, Teodora Obradovic (author), Markovska, Natasa (author)
The impact of waste policies and measures from National Determined Contributions (NDCs) on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is unexamined and creates conditions for policy conflict and incoherence. This participatory case study of North Macedonia quantifies synergies and trade-offs. Our results show twelve times more synergies than trade...
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Masia, Sara (author), Sušnik, Janez (author), Jewitt, G.P.W. (author), Kiala, Zolo (author), Mabhaudhi, Tafadzwanashe (author)
Over the past decade, the water, energy, and food (WEF) nexus approach has evolved to become a focus of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) development strategies. However, a lack of empirical evidence, appropriate methods, and qualitative and quantitative tools to implement the WEF nexus approach has been highlighted. This...
book chapter 2022
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Pryce, David (author), Alsharrah, Fatemah (author), Khalil, Ahmed M.E. (author), Kapelan, Z. (author), Memon, Fayyaz A. (author)
Emerging contaminants (ECs) continue to threaten our fragile ecosystem, yet their mitigation remains limited by economic factors. Meanwhile, a relatively expensive material, Graphene Oxide (GO), has shown promise as a solution for EC removal following further development into three graphene-based materials (GBMs): Porous graphene adsorbent ...
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Bolijn, Hidde (author), Li, Martin (author), Reurink, Andries (author), van Rijn, Cas (author), Bidarra, Rafael (author)
Many people think of reforestation projects as one-dimensional, simply consisting of planting trees. In reality, a reforestation project takes into account a wide variety of factors, of which the three most important are improving soil quality, reducing fire hazard, and ensuring the prosperity of the community. We posit that a simplistic view on...
conference paper 2022
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Vaisi, Salah (author), Alizadeh, Hooshmand (author), Lotfi, Werya (author), Mohammadi, S. (author)
Global warming has become an increasing challenge due to the impact of human activities on the environment. In this regard, university campuses with various activities and departments have a great impact on the environment. Ecological Footprint Analysis (EFA) is a natural resource depletion assessment tool, with a high level of accuracy, that...
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Andrikopoulou, T. (author), Schielen, R.M.J. (author), Spray, Chris J. (author), Schipper, Cor A. (author), Blom, A. (author)
Nature-based solutions (NBSs) are measures reflecting the ‘cooperation with nature’ approach: mitigating fluvial flood risk while being cost-effective, resource-efficient, and providing numerous environmental, social, and economic benefits. Since 2015, the United Nations (UN) 2030 Agenda has provided UN member states with goals, targets, and...
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Valinejad, Jaber (author), Mili, Lamine (author), van der Wal, C.N. (author), Xu, Yijun (author)
According to the Department of Energy, demand response provides an opportunity for end-users to play a significant role in the efficiency, reliability, resilience, and sustainability of a power grid. This is made possible owing to the existence of storage devices and diversity of energy sources at the customer level and the advent of the...
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Goyal, N. (author)
Although India has made significant progress towards the sustainable development goal on energy (SDG 7), further policy innovations are essential for closing the gap, addressing geographic disparities, and harnessing energy for transformative change. Research can support this process by creating policy-relevant knowledge regarding the energy...
review 2021
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loddo, M. (author), Rosetti, I. (author), McGhie, Henry (author), Pedersoli, Jr., José Luiz (author)
Collections-based organizations (CBOs) can play a crucial role in addressing sustainable development (SD), but their aspiration to become more sustainable, as seen in policies and guidelines, is confronted with several challenges in practice. To facilitate a sustainability transition, this process of change needs to be managed and adequate tools...
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Umbrello, S. (author), van de Poel, I.R. (author)
Value sensitive design (VSD) is an established method for integrating values into technical design. It has been applied to different technologies and, more recently, to artificial intelligence (AI). We argue that AI poses a number of challenges specific to VSD that require a somewhat modified VSD approach. Machine learning (ML), in particular,...
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Han, Jianbo (author), Chan, Edwin Hon Wan (author), Qian, QK (author), Yung, Esther Hiu Kwan (author)
The ageing population tends to be seen as a burden of cities’ future development. Thus, the public funds for older residents’ wellbeing are at risk of being cut back under the economic austerity due to the prevalent neoliberalism policy atmosphere. However, some cities set good examples to turn their older citizens into active contributors to...
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Marsh, Alastair T.M. (author), Kulshreshtha, Y. (author)
Housing is a cross-cutting issue that is crucial to achieving several of the Sustainable Development Goals. Earthen housing is found across the globe, particularly in developing countries, but there is a lack of up-to-date information about its distribution and trends. This knowledge gap is a barrier to developing more effective research and...
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Gonçalves, Joana (author), Mateus, Ricardo (author), Silvestre, José Dinis (author), Pereira Roders, A. (author)
The inclusion of Heritage in the global agenda for sustainable development has contributed to a broader discussion around the interconnection between heritage and sustainability. However, the definitions of both concepts lack consensus. In the last decade, hundreds of definitions of sustainability can be identified in the scientific literature....
conference paper 2021
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Schraven, D.F.J. (author), Joss, Simon (author), de Jong, Martin (author)
SDG 11 – ‘making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable’ – draws attention to the criticality of urban governance in the quest for sustainable development. Reflecting this, diverse city labels, such as ‘sustainable city’ and ‘smart city’, have been mobilized by urban actors and scholars to consider cities’...
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Kousa, C. (author), Pottgiesser, U. (author)
The Old City of Aleppo, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, has been inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 1986. In the early 1990s the Aleppo municipality initiated the project for the Rehabilitation of the Old City with the German Technical Cooperation Agency (GTZ) as a partner. As part of the process, a...
conference paper 2021
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Khakzad, N. (author), Dadashzadeh, Mohammad (author), Abbassi, Rouzbeh (author), Yang, M. (author)
The present study aims to investigate the impacts of oil sands development in Canada on the economy, society and the environment as the three pillars of sustainability. Factors such as aquatic ecosystems, land disturbance and reclamation, air quality, public health, safety, aboriginal and local communities, gross domestic product, employment...
journal article 2021
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