Glossaries, definitions and Indicators
This section contains glossaries, definitions, keywords and indicators, which place urban environment topics and themes in their proper perspective. The aim is to highlight their interdisciplinarity and interconnectedness.
As with the contents of this homepage itself, there is a considerable overlap (or divisions?) between global environmental issues, and urban issues :
Global climate change
|Issues accepted in both categories
|A series of keywords are presented on the left that illustrate the wide range of topics, issues, specialities et al. related to the all-encompassing word, "Environment." It also illustrates the sweeping importance that is being attributed to the environment field as a whole.
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