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Changsha, Changde, Yueyang Listed Among China’s Top 100 Sustainable Cities

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The Evaluation Report on the Sustainable Development of China (2018) was released by the China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE) and the Earth Institute of Columbia University (EICU) in Beijing recently. In the latest report, Changsha ranks the 8th on the top 100 sustainable cites list, Changde 68th, and Yueyang 78th.
 
The quality and performance of the Chinese sustainable development has been improving. The top 10 sustainable cities in 2017 are Zhuhai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Qingdao, Wuhan, Changsha, Wuxi, Ningbo, respectively.
 
The evaluation system on sustainable development refers to five fields: economic development; social welfare; resources and environment; energy consumption and emission; environmental governance. And the five fields can be further subdivided into 22 factors.
 
This article is from Hunan Provincial Government. www.enghunan.gov.cn.
 
Translator: Shang Dingqiang
 
Chinese source: ssap.com.cn