Research and analysis
Report looking at energy and material use in cities and the implications for environmental sustainability.
PDF, 1.45MB, 83 pages
Urban metabolism analysis looks at cities as though they are a living organism. It considers all the processes that occur in cities:
This report explores issues of urban metabolism and the implications for environmental sustainability.
Comment on the report.
The working paper was commissioned as part of the Foresight future of cities project.
28 October 2015
Government Office for Science
Future of cities
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