Sabiha Sultana, A.N.V. Satyanarayana, Chapter 4 - Urban heat island: land cover changes, management, and mitigation strategies, Editor(s): Ansar Khan, Hashem Akbari, Francesco Fiorito, Sk Mithun, Dev Niyogi, Global Urban Heat Island Mitigation, Elsevier, 2022, Pages 71-93, ISBN 9780323855396, https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-323-85539-6.00009-3.

This chapter advances UN SDG goals 11, 13, and 3 by discussing Remote Sensing-based strategies for managing land cover and ultimately mitigating anthropogenic heating and excess emission of GHG and pollutants by promoting green belts, vast plantation programs, and utilizing carbon-credit projects.

Mohamed Dardir, Umberto Berardi, Chapter 13 - Air quality and heat-related health impacts of increasing urban greenery cover, Editor(s): Ansar Khan, Hashem Akbari, Francesco Fiorito, Sk Mithun, Dev Niyogi, Global Urban Heat Island Mitigation, Elsevier, 2022, Pages 269-300, ISBN 9780323855396, https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-323-85539-6.00008-1.

This chapter advances UN SDG goals 11, 13, and 3 by developing an integrated approach, including statistical data elaborations and microclimate simulations, to look at the impact of increasing the urban green infrastructure on the urban environment, air quality levels, and heat-related health responses.
This chapter aligns with Goal 14: Life Below Water and Goal 13: Climate Action by exploring the application of stable isotope tracing and metabolomics to monitor coral responses to thermal and oxidative stress in order to predict the fitness implications of continued sea warming.
Health promoting properties of seaweed.

The eminent protein sources among the vegetarian population include cereals and pulses that do not satisfy the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) level.

This article supports SDGs 9, 11 and 13 by employing an Urban-Water-Energy (UWE)-Nexus approach to understand water and energy demand and their interactions in both space and time for Rhode Island and quantifies the extent and exposure of the Urban Heat Island effects among its towns and urban populations using high-resolution details.
This article considers barriers in tracking no net loss (NNL) outcomes, outline criteria of public offset registers to enable accessible and credible reporting of NNL, and show how existing registers fail to satisfy those criteria.
Local actions have been considered as an important path for effective climate actions, but the extent to which community-level plastic waste elimination actions can be effective in coastal regions are unclear. This article leverage a nation-wide case study in Australia to show that community-level plastic pollution reduction actions can result in large benefits, regardless whether the plastic pollution was originated from the community or not.

Mark John Costello, Restoring Biodiversity and Living With Nature (Based Solutions), Editor(s): Dominick A. DellaSala, Michael I. Goldstein, Imperiled: The Encyclopedia of Conservation, Elsevier, 2022, Pages 7-14, ISBN 9780128211397

This chapter advances the UN SDG goals 12, 13 and 17 focussing on the restoration of biodiversity, which has become an international priority. Recognizing that it is difficult to determine when biodiversity has recovered, five indicators of recovery are proposed.

Felix A. Diawuo, Roland Teye Amanor, Chapter 2 - Need for pumped hydro energy storage systems, Editor(s): Amos T. Kabo-Bah, Felix A. Diawuo, Eric O. Antwi, Pumped Hydro Energy Storage for Hybrid Systems, Academic Press, 2023, Pages 23-41, ISBN 9780128188538

This chapter provides information on the benefits of pumped hydro energy storage as a means of providing consisent renewable energy power generation, offering power network management including load balancing and peak shaving, and grid stabilization with emphasis on frequency and voltage regulation. Additionally, the chapter highlights some of the different pumped hydro energy storage hybrid designs for both off-grid and grid-tied applications while the impact of climate change is discussed.
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