"Plan mentions studies and actions to be performed at central and local levels regarding transport, housing and land supply, disasters, natural and cultural assets, climate change, life quality, social policies and participation. In the Plan, the main principles and values regarding climate change and sustainable development are: (I) Paying attention to ecological balance in natural resource use; (ii) Ensuring healthy, safe, and quality environment,
free from natural and technological disasters and risks; (iii) Improving use of a sustainable transportation systems as well as use of renewable energy resources; (iv) Paying attention to environmental, natural and ecological equality; (v) Encouraging methods to decrease impacts of consumption patterns on natural and cultural environment in settlements. KENTGES is a cross cutting strategy document in terms of low carbon and sustainable development." Turkey's 7th National Communication to the UNFCCC, p. 85