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Figure object code Percentage of people exposed to levels above the WHO interim target for night-time noise in Europe from road transport (> 55 dB Lnight)
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Figure The level of green areas inside and around cities, 2006
The map shows the relation of green urban areas to the green background, i.e. it compares the mean value of green background of the city surroundings with the mean values of green urban areas of the core cities, both in [%]. Results are represented by points of different colours.
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Figure NO2 annual mean concentrations (μg/m3) in the urban background for a subset of European cities, 2008
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Figure Flood plains of the river Elbe in the municipality of Dresden, Germany, during different flooding events
The figure shows the flooded area in Dresden during different flood events
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Figure Urban trends
Historical urban population trends and projections by world regions (1950- 2050), showing the share of cities with less than 750 000 inhabitants
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Figure object code Proportion of cycle trips to work in a selection of European cities, 2004
The graph shows the proportion of cycle trips to work in relation of all trips to work in selected cities
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Figure application/x-troff-me Temperature-mortality relationship in 15 European cities
Figure shows relationship between daily maximum apparent temperature (Barcelona: mean apparent temperature) and natural mortality (blue) and 95% confidence interval (grey).
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Urban environment
Europe is a Union of cities and towns; around 75% of population of the EU have chosen urban areas as their place to live. But impacts of urbanisation extend, beyond city borders. Europeans have adopted urban lifestyles and they use city amenities such as cultural, educational or health services. While cities are the motors of Europe’s economy and creators of European wealth, they depend heavily on resources of outside regions to meet their demand for resources like energy, water, food, and to accommodate waste and emissions.
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Figure Car ownership rates projections
Car ownership trends and projections (2000-2050). Although car ownership is projected to grow at much higher rates in China and India than in the rest of the world, the number of cars per person in 2050 will still stay below that of more advanced economies.
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Article Urban soil sealing in Europe
Soil is the earth's living skin and provides us with essential services for life in our planet: production of food; infiltration and cleansing of water and protection against flooding; habitat for plants; areas for recreation and mental health; micro climate regulation, etc. It is such a crucial resource that it can't be ignored. However, particularly in urban areas, soil is being sealed off with increasing housing and infrastructure.
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