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26 p, 1.1 MB Beef-cattle ranching in the Paraguayan Chaco : typological approach to a livestock frontier / Milán Sendra, María José (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Ciència Animal i dels Aliments) ; González, Elizabeth (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Ciència Animal i dels Aliments)
The Paraguayan Chaco has experienced, in the last few decades, some of the highest rates of deforestation in the world. In parallel, this region has registered an increase in the number of cattle heads of 60% in the last decade. [...]
2022 - 10.1007/s10668-022-02261-2
Environment, Development and Sustainability, 2022  
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19 p, 1.6 MB Irrigation modernization and the efficiency paradox : a meta‑study through the lens of Networks of Action Situations / Hoffmann, Patrick (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Villamayor Tomás, Sergio (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals)
Infrastructure and technology investments that increase water-use efficiency (also called modernization investments) have become one of the most preferred solutions to cope with water scarcity in the context of climate change, increase productivity to satisfy growing demand, and save water to maintain ecosystems. [...]
2022 - 10.1007/s11625-022-01136-9
Sustainability Science, (April 2022)  
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17 p, 2.7 MB Assessing Environmental Performance of Micromobility Using LCA and Self-Reported Modal Change : the Case of Shared E-Bikes, E-Scooters, and E-Mopeds in Barcelona / Felipe Falgàs, Pol (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Geografia) ; Madrid, Cristina (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Marquet Sardà, Oriol (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Geografia)
Micromobility is often thought of as a sustainable solution to many urban mobility challenges. The literature to date, however, has struggled to find consensus on the sustainability of shared and electric scooters, e-bikes, and e-mopeds. [...]
2022 - 10.3390/su14074139
Sustainability, Vol. 14, Issue 7 (March 2022) , art. 4139  
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14 p, 287.0 KB Education for Sustainable Development in Educating Cities : towards a Transformative Approach from Informal and Non-Formal Education / Essomba Gelabert, Miquel Àngel (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Pedagogia Aplicada) ; Lleonart, Pilar (Ajuntament de Barcelona.Institut Municipal d'Educació) ; Alfonso, Laura (Municipalidad de Rosario. Dirección de Ciudades Educadoras) ; Bin, Hye (Changwon Municipal Government. Department of Lifelong Education)
This paper summarizes the main findings of research on education for sustainable development (ESD) at the international level. The context of the research regards educating cities, or local administrations committed to education through all their policies with the purpose of transforming their territories through a human rights approach. [...]
2022 - 10.3390/su14074005
Sustainability, Vol. 14 Núm. 7 (2022) , p. 4005  
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10 p, 3.0 MB A take-home message from COVID-19 on urban air pollution reduction through mobility limitations and teleworking / Badia, Alba (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Langemeyer, Johannes (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Codina, Xavier (Anthesis Lavola) ; Gilabert, Joan (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Guilera, Nacho (Anthesis Lavola) ; Vidal, Verònica (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Arquitectura de Computadors i Sistemes Operatius) ; Segura, Ricard (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Vives, Mar (Anthesis Lavola) ; Villalba, Gara (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Enginyeria Química, Biològica i Ambiental)
The rigorous traffic limitations during COVID-19 have forced many people to work from home, reaching an outstanding degree of teleworking and reduction in air pollution. This exceptional situation can be examined as a large-scale pilot test to determine the potential of improving urban air quality through teleworking. [...]
2021 - 10.1038/s42949-021-00037-7
npj Urban Sustainability, Vol. 35 (2021)  
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14 p, 302.2 KB Evolution of the digital attention market in the pandemic : a comparative study of young spanish university students (2019-2021) / Fernández-Rovira, Cristina (Universitat de Vic. Departament de Ciències de la Comunicació) ; Giraldo Luque, Santiago (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Periodisme i de Ciències de la Comunicació)
The business figures linked to the economy of big companies have shown that large technology platforms are some of the few major beneficiaries of the global economic crisis generated by COVID-19. The study compares biannual results of digital consumption and links user monitoring methods with the realization of qualitative focus groups. [...]
2021 - 10.3390/su132111837
Sustainability, Vol. 13 Núm. 21 (11-1 2021) , p. 11837  
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25 p, 2.2 MB Toxic income as a trigger of climate change / Falconí, Fander (Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales) ; Burbano, Rafael (Escuela Politécnica Nacional) ; Ramos Martín, Jesús (Universidad Regional Amazónica Ikiam) ; Cango, Pedro (Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales)
The rate of CO2 emissions concentration in the atmosphere increases the likelihood of significant impacts on humankind and ecosystems. The assumption that permissible levels of greenhouse gas emissions cannot exceed the global average temperature increase of 2 ◦C in relation to pre-industrial levels remains uncertain. [...]
2019 - 10.3390/su11082448
Sustainability, Vol. 11 Núm. 8 (2019) , p. 2448  
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15 p, 3.5 MB The concept of caloric unequal exchange and its relevance for food system analysis : The Ecuador case study / Ramos Martín, Jesús (Universidad Regional Amazónica Ikiam. Grupo de Población y Ambiente) ; Falconí, Fander (Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales) ; Cango, Pedro (Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales)
The impact of food production patterns and food supply upon consumption patterns is usually explained by economies of scale and affordability. Less attention is given to food trade patterns and global insertion of economies affecting dietary changes. [...]
2017 - 10.3390/su9112068
Sustainability, Vol. 9 Núm. 11 (2017) , p. 2068  
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28 p, 3.5 MB Tackling energy poverty through collective advisory assemblies and electricity and comfort monitoring campaigns / Ortiz, Joana (Institut de Recerca Energètica de Catalunya) ; Jiménez Martínez, Mariana (Institut de Recerca Energètica de Catalunya) ; Alegría-Sala, Alba (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament d'Enginyeria de Projectes i Construccions) ; Tirado Herrero, Sergio (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; González Pijuan, Irene (Enginyeria Sense Fronteres) ; Guiteras Blaya, Mònica (Enginyeria Sense Fronteres) ; Canals Casals, Lluc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament d'Enginyeria de Projectes i Construccions)
The present work aims to describe and analyze the results of the interventions carried out in the Barcelona pilot site of the EmpowerMed project. The overall objective of EmpowerMed is to tackle energy poverty and to help improve the health of people in coastal areas of Mediterranean countries, with a particular focus on women. [...]
2021 - 10.3390/su13179671
Sustainability, Vol. 13, Issue 17 (September 2021) , art. 9671  
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17 p, 849.7 KB Sustainability assessment of pasture-based dairy sheep systems : A multidisciplinary and multiscale approach / Rodríguez Barron, Luis Javier (Universidad del País Vasco. Departamento de Farmacia y Bromatología) ; Andonegi, Aitor (Universidad del País Vasco. Departamento de Biología Vegetal y Ecología) ; Gamboa, Gonzalo (Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Garmendia, Eneko (Universidad del País Vasco. Departamento de Economía Aplicada) ; García, Oihana (Universidad del País Vasco. Departamento de Economía Aplicada) ; Aldai, Noelia (Universidad del País Vasco. Departamento de Farmacia y Bromatología) ; Aldezabal, Arantza (Universidad del País Vasco. Departamento de Biología Vegetal y Ecología)
This article describes a novel methodological approach for the integrated sustainability assessment of pasture-based dairy sheep systems. Most studies on livestock system sustainability focus on animal production, farm profitability, and mitigation strategies of greenhouse gas emissions. [...]
2021 - 10.3390/su13073994
Sustainability, Vol. 13, Issue 7 (April 2021) , art. 3994  

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