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Table 4 Meta-categories, categories, and exemplary terms in <3><SUS>

From: A new approach to semantic sustainability assessment: text mining via network analysis revealing transition patterns in German municipal climate action plans

Meta-category Category Exemplary terms
<Sufficiency> <avoidance> Avoid, fasting, renounce, non-use
<Sufficiency> <decrease_rational_use> Reduce, lower, decrease
<Sufficiency> <limit_sufficiency> Limit, restrict, threshold value
<Sufficiency> <prohibition> Prohibit, interdict, forbid
<Sufficiency> <saving> Save
<Sufficiency> <switch_off> Turn off, switch off, overnight shutdown
<Efficiency> <control> Control, monitor, manage
<Efficiency> <optimization_efficiency> Optimization, optimize, efficiency, improve
<Efficiency> <progress> Modernize, progress, further develop
<Efficiency> <storage> Store, accumulate, aggregate
<Consistency> <life_cycle> Circulation system, life cycle
<Consistency> <maintenance_reanimation> Maintain, rehabilitate, replace, repair
<Consistency> <recycling> Recycling, reuse, composting
<Consistency> <regeneration> Renew, regenerate, recover, solar power, wind power, photovoltaics, bioenergy