SDG 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

icon for SDG 11 sustainable cities and communitiesWe work towards SDG 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities through our Grantham Scholars projects.

For example, Maria del Carmen Redondo Bermudez is creating green barriers of plants to reduce air pollution in urban settings.

And our Plastics: Redefining Single-Use research project works towards this goal through an innovative rethinking of single-use plastic.

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NEW PAPER: Greenspace spatial characteristics and human health in an urban environment

Grantham Supervisor Anna Jorgensen has co-authored a new paper. You can read the full paper here https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.105464 Highlights: Landscape metrics demonstrate utility in linking greenspace patterns to human health. Multi-model inference identifies important metrics despite small effect sizes. Water cover, tree planting diversity are compositional characteristics that promote health. Large, […]

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