City-Integrated Bioenergy for Low Carbon Urban Development

Christopher Kennedy

University of Victoria/Department of Civil Engineering

Chris Kennedy is Chair of the new Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Victoria. He conducts research on sustainable cities, urban metabolism, and the industrial ecology of sustainable global infrastructure systems.  He is Past-President of the International Society for Industrial Ecology.


Cities are a major contributor to the global energy demand and carbon emissions (e.g., approximately 65%), and therefore they are key players in developing climate change management strategies. Alternative, city-integrated... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Mehdi Bagheri (University of Victoria/Department of Civil Engineering)
  2. Christopher Kennedy (University of Victoria/Department of Civil Engineering)

Topic Areas

• Sustainable energy systems , • Sustainable urban systems , • Circular economy


TS-14 » Climate change and carbon management (13:45 - Tuesday, 27th June, Room E)

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