America S Most Sustainable Cities And Regions

Author: John W. Day
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1493932438
Size: 67.49 MB
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This book takes you on a unique journey through American history, taking time to consider the forces that shaped the development of various cities and regions, and arrives at an unexpected conclusion regarding sustainability.

Planning Sustainable Cities And Regions

Author: Karen Chapple
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317655087
Size: 30.50 MB
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This book will appeal to students of urban studies, urban planning and sustainability as well as policymakers, planning practitioners, and sustainability advocates around the world.

Bird On Fire

Author: Andrew Ross
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019982827X
Size: 42.27 MB
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In Bird on Fire, eminent social and cultural analyst Andrew Ross focuses on the prospects for sustainability in Phoenix--a city in the bull's eye of global warming--and also the obstacles that stand in the way.

Sustainable And Resilient Communities

Author: Stephen J. Coyle
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470918746
Size: 44.11 MB
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Sustainable and Resilient Communities delineates measures for repairing, retrofitting, and transforming our built environments and supporting systems—transportation, energy, water, natural environment, food production, solid waste, and ...

Planning Sustainable Cities

Author: Spiro N. Pollalis
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317282752
Size: 50.23 MB
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The size and complexity of infrastructure systems means that multiple stakeholders facing their own challenges and agendas are involved in planning; this book creates a common, collaborative platform between public authorities, planners, ...

Smart And Sustainable Planning For Cities And Regions

Author: Adriano Bisello
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319448994
Size: 49.43 MB
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This book presents cutting-edge work on innovative planning methodologies, tools and experiences aimed at supporting the transition of our cities and regions towards a more smart and sustainable dimension.

The New Grand Strategy

Author: Mark Mykleby
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466883898
Size: 56.57 MB
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The New Grand Strategy tells the story of a plan, born within the Pentagon, to recapture America’s greatness at home and abroad by elevating sustainability as our new strategic imperative.

When Trucks Stop Running

Author: Alice J. Friedemann
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319263757
Size: 48.15 MB
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In lively and engaging language, this book describes our dependence on freight transport and its vulnerability to diminishing supplies and high prices of oil.

Surviving The Future

Author: David Fleming
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
ISBN: 1603586474
Size: 70.56 MB
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Building on a remarkable breadth of intellectual and cultural heritage—from Keynes to Kumar, Homer to Huxley, Mumford to MacIntyre, Scruton to Shiva, Shakespeare to Schumacher—Fleming describes a world in which, as he says, “there ...

Sharing Cities

Author: Duncan McLaren
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262029723
Size: 50.49 MB
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How cities can build on the "sharing economy" and smart technology to deliver a "sharing paradigm" that supports justice, solidarity, and sustainability.