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International Journal of Environmental Sustainability and Protection
ISSN:2737-5447

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Vol.1, Iss.1, December 2021

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    Introduction to a New Journal: International Journal of Environmental Sustainability and Protection

    by Rao Y. Surampalli, Teen-Hang Meen*, Yan-Chyuan Shiau and Wei-Ling Hsu
    IJESP 2021, Vol 1, Issue 1, 1-2, https://doi.org/10.35745/ijesp2021v01.01.0001 - Published on March 20, 2021

    Abstract

    Aims and Scopes The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) aims to enhance peace, security, and sustainable development by fostering international collaboration [1]. The issues related to the environment are important for all countries including market-based environmental policies, global climate change, solid waste, environmental economics, and environmental politics [2,3]. The International Journal of Environmental Sustainability and Protection (I...

  • Open Access Article

    Sustainability and Economics: The Environmental Valuation Controversy

    by Nima Norouzi*
    IJESP 2021, Vol 1, Issue 1, 3-15, https://doi.org/10.35745/ijesp2021v01.01.0002 - Published on December 30, 2021

    Abstract

    On sustainable development, a fundamental controversy is a value assigned to environmental goods and services. Economics approaches it from two perspectives: the traditional neoclassical approach (environmental economics) and another, more comprehensive one, where different sciences converge (ecological economics). This work offers a critical review of conventional economic theory associated with sustainable development, also highlights the need to assign values to environmental services for bet...

  • Open Access Article

    Studentification and Urban Transformation: A Sustainable Perspective

    by Fei Shi*
    IJESP 2021, Vol 1, Issue 1, 16-26, https://doi.org/10.35745/ijesp2021v01.01.0003 - Published on December 30, 2021

    Abstract

    As one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), sustainable cities and communities has become a common pursuit in the contemporary urban era. Hence, a sustainable perspective is sensible to scrutinize tremendous urban transformation in rapidly growing global cities. This paper focuses on studentification-induced urban transformation and attempts to establish an evaluation framework revolving around sustainability through a systematic review of relevant literature on studentification. The ...

  • Open Access Article

    Establishing the Evaluation Indexes of Sustainable Development of Green Livable City

    by Yuanyuan Lu*
    IJESP 2021, Vol 1, Issue 1, 27-35, https://doi.org/10.35745/ijesp2021v01.01.0004 - Published on December 30, 2021

    Abstract

    A green city has ideal and modern urban development with extraordinary harmony of environment, ecology, economy, society, culture, and people. The coordination of human relations and green development has become a new development model for a modern society. Recently, the construction of a green city has aroused wide concern. Despite problems, the priority to coordinate the groups with different needs is needed to maintain the green development of cities. In this study, different levels of factor...

  • Open Access Article

    Research on The Success Factors of Preserving Historical and Cultural Districts

    by ZhongHui Lu, Min Wang*, Yi Ding, MengTing Han and MengYa Zhu
    IJESP 2021, Vol 1, Issue 1, 36-40, https://doi.org/10.35745/ijesp2021v01.01.0005 - Published on December 30, 2021

    Abstract

    With the acceleration of urbanization, excessive urbanization and cluster expansion threaten the traditional environment of historical and cultural districts. The preservation of historical and cultural districts has become an important issue for urban development. Through literature review and case analysis, the six success factors are summarized in this article for historical and cultural district preservation: historical and cultural heritage, public participation, government actions, communi...

  • Open Access Article

    Accessibility of Pocket Parks in Xuzhou Old City based on Space Syntax Theory

    by Xueqi Han*, Sihao Gu, Zhicheng Zhuang, Li Ming and Yedong Chen
    IJESP 2021, Vol 1, Issue 1, 41-50, https://doi.org/10.35745/ijesp2021v01.01.0006 - Published on December 30, 2021

    Abstract

    As an important part of the green space system in high-density cities, pocket parks provide the city with natural ecological functions, including microclimate regulation, stormwater management, and so on, and also play an important role in improving the city image, promoting neighborhood communication and other social benefits. However, at present, there has been little research on the accessibility of pocket parks. Based on the theory of space syntax, pocket parks in Xuzhou old city are selecte...

  • Open Access Article

    Evaluation of Sustainable Development Ability of China's Yangtze River Economic Belt

    by Yue Ding, Chengxiang Wang and Pinrong He*
    IJESP 2021, Vol 1, Issue 1, 51-56, https://doi.org/10.35745/ijesp2021v01.01.0007 - Published on December 30, 2021

    Abstract

    Sustainable development is a critical theory and strategy to promote the development of the regional economy. The sustainable development of the Yangtze River Economic Belt (YEB) has essential significance for the development of China. In this paper, 11 provinces and cities in the YEB are taken as the research object, and the analytic hierarchy process is used to construct an evaluation index system for the sustainable development capacity of the YEB from the three aspects of the economy, societ...