Exploring the Challenges and Strategies of Sustainable Urban Renewal in Industrial Cities in Northeast China

Mingrui Miao, Jinghua Xiong, Luhang Feng, Yuxiang He


Industrial cities in Northeast China were once developed areas of industry. However, with the economic restructuring and excessive resource exploitation leading to depletion, industrial cities in Northeast China face many challenges such as the difficulty of traditional
industrial transformation, the decline of market economy, a large outflow of population, and difficulties in talent introduction. This article
aimed to explore the challenges and strategies for sustainable urban renewal in industrial cities in Northeast China, and propose strategies and
suggestions for green economy, low-carbon environmental protection, and the transformation of traditional industries into new low-carbon


Northeast China; Industrial Cities; Sustainable Urban Renewal; Challenges and Strategies; Structural Transformation

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