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ORIGINAL RESEARCH article

Front. Ecol. Evol.
Sec. Urban Ecology
Volume 12 - 2024 | doi: 10.3389/fevo.2024.1407350
This article is part of the Research Topic Exploring the Multifaceted Relationship Between Human Health and Urban Nature in Times of Crises View all 3 articles

Assessment of Green Sustainable Development in Plateau Lakeside Cities

Provisionally accepted
Changqing Peng Changqing Peng Kun Yang Kun Yang *Tingfang Jia Tingfang Jia *Chunxue Shang Chunxue Shang *Li Anlin Li Anlin Xingfang Pei Xingfang Pei *Qingqing Wang Qingqing Wang *Rixiang Chen Rixiang Chen *Dingpu Li Dingpu Li *Yi Luo Yi Luo *
  • Yunnan Normal University, Kunming, China

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    Green sustainable development is an important part of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and China's ecological civilisation construction. This paper combines the characteristics of the development of lakeside cities, gives full play to the advantages of modern remote sensing technology to collect the indicators related to the green sustainable development of lakeside cities, adopts the AHP and CRITIC subjective and objective weighting methods and the difference coefficient method to determine the weights of the indicators, evaluates the green sustainable development of a typical lakeside city of Kunming for more than 30 years, and analyses the influencing factors using the grey degree of correlation. The results show that: (1) From 1990 to 2021, the level of green sustainable development in the urban area around Dianchi Lake fluctuated in stages, with an overall upward trend, and the green development index increased from 0.25 in 1990 to 0.5 in 2021; (2) The coefficient of variance determined by the optimisation model can be a better compromise between the objective and subjective weights of the indicators, and the massive occupation of wetlands and arable land around the lake in the urban expansion has become a major factor in the development of the city, with a combined weight of 10.30% and 8.79% respectively; (3) The urban population and economic scale are currently the main drivers of the green and sustainable development of Lakeside City, with a correlation of 0.843 and 0.769 respectively, and the development of tourism is also worth paying attention to as a potential driving factor.

    Keywords: sdgs, new development philosophy, Kunming, indicator, AHP, CTITIC, weight, Correlation

    Received: 26 Mar 2024; Accepted: 11 Jun 2024.

    Copyright: © 2024 Peng, Yang, Jia, Shang, Anlin, Pei, Wang, Chen, Li and Luo. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The use, distribution or reproduction in other forums is permitted, provided the original author(s) or licensor are credited and that the original publication in this journal is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms.

    * Correspondence:
    Kun Yang, Yunnan Normal University, Kunming, China
    Tingfang Jia, Yunnan Normal University, Kunming, China
    Chunxue Shang, Yunnan Normal University, Kunming, China
    Xingfang Pei, Yunnan Normal University, Kunming, China
    Qingqing Wang, Yunnan Normal University, Kunming, China
    Rixiang Chen, Yunnan Normal University, Kunming, China
    Dingpu Li, Yunnan Normal University, Kunming, China
    Yi Luo, Yunnan Normal University, Kunming, China

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