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1 Birgit Georgi Smart Growth, Malmö 5 April 2011 European Environment Agency Cities making Europe sustainable

2 Europe in a nutshell

3 The world as we know it …

4 2002 Population

5 2002 Wealth

6 Europes wealth and resources Out Million tonnes In

7 China & India catch up China India Europe GDP Increase

8 Wealth in the future

9 We risk our quality of life

10 Cities in Europe % people 4 % area

11 … where wealth is generated

12 … and where we live

13 Photo: Jörg Thiemann-Linden ?

14 69 % Cities consume of Europes primary energy Source: IEA, 2008

15 … and effect whole Europe Londons ecological footprint is around twice the size of Great Britain Source:

16 But !

17 tonnes of oil equivalent / year in Europe Source: IEA, 2008 rural resident 4.9 city resident 3.5 Efficiency

18 Energy consumption Passenger transport versus density European cities

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20 Source: WWF, 2007 Residents transport footprint

21 Imagine, we all would spread across the countryside...

22 Population Urban growth In fact, we are spreading! Source: EEA, 2010

23 Some hope

24 Challenges ahead

25 Scarcity of resources Climate change

26 Turn challenges into potentials !

27 Scarcity of resources Climate change Urban density

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29 Green it! Cool it!

30 Co-benefits clean air quiet public space social contacts green attractive

31 compact green efficient nice

32 We are different No one-size-fit-all!

33 Back to Europe …

34 The cities have Europe in their hand

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36 … but are not alone EU cohesion p. EU transport p. EU rural p. EU climate p. Local rural p.Other cities p. Urban planning and design urban energy p. urban transport

37 Integrated & multi-level European national local

38 Quality of life for all! European Environment Agency Cities -


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