Sustainable Cities

2,309 views

Published on

Joana Garoupa (Siemens) apresenta o European Green City Index no Greenfest

Video em:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZE1FHJpC6u0

0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
2,309
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
83
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
102
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide
  • Reference database : For all 180 references a reference database is planned – but no final decision how to set it up, when to start, and who will take care of it
  • Sustainable Cities

    1. 1. Sustainable Cities
    2. 2. Megatrends pose urgent challenges to cities <ul><li>Since 2007, 50% of the world’s population lives in cities </li></ul>Urbanization <ul><li>Cities are responsible for around 75% of the world‘s energy consumtion </li></ul><ul><li>Cities directly or indirectly account for 60% of world's water use </li></ul>Increasing scarcity of natural resources Increasing Mobility <ul><li>An overloaded power grid caused a 3-day electrical blackout in New York City in 2003 which led to economic costs of about 1 bn US dollars. </li></ul>Growing pressure on Infrastructures <ul><li>Until 2030, 90% of the world's population growth will occur in cities </li></ul>Demographic Change <ul><li>Traffic congestion on city streets in Western Europe doubled between 2006 and 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Cities account for roughly 80% of worldwide greenhouse gas emissions. </li></ul>Climate Change
    3. 3. Sustainable City
    4. 4. References of Siemens solutions in cities Energy and Environmental Care Metropolitan Security Traffic & Public Transportation Financial Services Ligtning Building technology Public administration Education Water / Wastewater Healthcare Sports Venues, Fairs & Sites Airport / Harbor
    5. 5. Siemens is partnering with various city initiatives SlimCity Initiative * * tbc
    6. 6. Siemens research series “Sustainable Urban Infrastructure”: A contribution to the debate Megacities London Munich Dublin Vienna Trondheim US Mayors European Green City Index
    7. 7. How green are Europe‘s cities? The European Green City Index provides answers. <ul><li>Independent research project conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) in cooperation with Siemens </li></ul><ul><li>Comparison of 30 major European cities from 30 countries in terms of their environmental performance and policies </li></ul><ul><li>Allow key stakeholders to compare how their city performs in comparison with their peers </li></ul><ul><li>The index scores all cities across eight categories and 30 individual indicators </li></ul><ul><li>16 quantitative indicators measure how a city is currently performing - e.g. energy consumption, recycling rate,… </li></ul><ul><li>14 qualitative indicators assess the cities’ environmental aspirations or ambitions - e.g. commitment to reduce CO2 emissions, to increase share of renewable energy, … </li></ul>How this was achieved? Objective
    8. 8. What Makes the Index Different? <ul><li>Complete set of indicators for all cities </li></ul><ul><li>Independently researched </li></ul><ul><li>Covers all official or business capitals </li></ul><ul><li>Aggregated scores, not just benchmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Transparent methodology and scoring </li></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Riga, Latvia </li></ul><ul><li>Rome, Italy </li></ul><ul><li>Sofia, Bulgaria </li></ul><ul><li>Stockholm, Sweden </li></ul><ul><li>Tallinn, Estonia </li></ul><ul><li>Vienna, Austria </li></ul><ul><li>Vilnius, Lithuania </li></ul><ul><li>Warsaw, Poland </li></ul><ul><li>Zagreb, Croatia </li></ul><ul><li>Zurich, Switzerland </li></ul>The European Green City Index assesses 30 major European cities from 30 European countries <ul><li>Amsterdam, Netherlands </li></ul><ul><li>Athens, Greece </li></ul><ul><li>Belgrade, Serbia </li></ul><ul><li>Berlin, Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Bratislava, Slovakia </li></ul><ul><li>Brussels, Belgium </li></ul><ul><li>Bucharest, Romania </li></ul><ul><li>Budapest, Hungary </li></ul><ul><li>Copenhagen, Denmark </li></ul><ul><li>Dublin, Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>Helsinki, Finland </li></ul><ul><li>Istanbul, Turkey </li></ul><ul><li>Kiev, Ukraine </li></ul><ul><li>Lisbon, Portugal </li></ul><ul><li>Ljubljana, Slovenia </li></ul><ul><li>London, UK </li></ul><ul><li>Madrid, Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Oslo, Norway </li></ul><ul><li>Paris, France </li></ul><ul><li>Prague, Czech Republic </li></ul>
    10. 10. 16 quantitative and 14 qualitative indicators in 8 categories were assessed
    11. 11. Overall ranking: Scandinavian countries score best, Copenhagen comes in first overall
    12. 12. The Range Within Europe
    13. 13. Main Findings: What Else Matters <ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>Size </li></ul><ul><li>Popular Engagement/Civil Society </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Resources </li></ul>
    14. 14. Lisbon in Perspective
    15. 15. Siemens Solutions for the categories Green City categories Soluções Siemens City Cockpit Requalificação do Parque Escolar Eficiência energética em edifícios / Contrato de performance Tratamento de água (filtração) SipLink para navios carga Environ-mental Govt. Air quality Waste and land use Water Transport Buildings Energy CO 2 SipLink para navios de cruzeiro E-vehicles Autocarros Híbridos Cidade – zona acesso controlado Int. de sistemas; parques, transp. públicos, controlo dinâmico de vel. Sistemas supervisão de tráfego
    16. 16. The European Green City Index report and website www.siemens.com/greencityindex
    17. 17. Three further green indices will follow in 2010 – Latin America, Asia and Africa Latin America Green City Index African Green City Index Asian Green City Index

    ×