Disaster risk reduction is embedded in target 5 for SDG 11 sustainable cities and communities. Recognising that Asia-Pacific is the most disaster-prone region in the world and the devastating impact natural disasters have on people, communities and economies, Elsevier is working with partners to advance understanding of natural disaster science and encourage collaboration between researchers and disciplines.
Uncertainties in evaluating bioenergy projects have lead policymakers to adopt a restrictive approach or even refuse to evaluate projects when the available information is limited or a clear perceptio
Background Controversy exists about the differences in air pollution exposure and inhalation dose between mode of transport.
Carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies are being developed to comply with the intensification of environmental laws and policies.
Nutrient recycling has been practiced for thousands of years in China to maintain food production without environmental pollution.
An international review of stormwater regulation and practices, especially for low-exposure, landscape irrigation schemes in urban environments, was undertaken with a view to identifying what could be
Urban source separation infrastructure systems have a promising potential for a more sustainable management of household food waste and wastewaters.
Disasters impacts on urban environment are the result of interactions among natural and human systems, which are intimately linked each other.

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Green innovations will be significant in reducing climate change impacts and contributing to goals 9 (industry, innovation and infrastructure), 11 (sustainable cities and communities) and 13 (climate action). This chapter considers a number of sustainable and innovative transport and infrastructure options to support these goals.