Harmonious Degree Evaluation of the Sustainable Development in Wu’an City
Harmonious degree of regional system is an important criterion for the sustainable development evaluation. This paper set a case of Wu’an city in Hebei province, based on emergy theory and ecological footprint theory, constructed the indices system and mathematical models for harmonious degree evaluation, and analyzed the harmonious degree among recourse, environment and economy sub-systems during 1997-2006. According to the analysis, the harmonious degree was low and had a large fluctuation during this period, and the balance of development should be further improved. Based on the results, the paper advanced some relevant recommendations from the aspects of three sub-systems.
Hexing Li, Qunjie Xu and Daquan Zhang
J. Tao et al., "Harmonious Degree Evaluation of the Sustainable Development in Wu’an City", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 356-360, pp. 743-746, 2012