America S Most Sustainable Cities And Regions

Author: John W. Day
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1493932438
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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.

America S Top Rated Cities Central Region

Author: David Garoogian
Publisher: Grey House Pub
ISBN: 9781592371877
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... dating; moderate climates with sustainable water supplies). Worldwide ERC
and Primacy Relocation, "2006 Best Cities for Relocating Singles, " October 11,
2006 □ Forbes ranked the 40 most populous metro areas in the U.S. in terms of
the ..., July 25, 2006 □ Sperling's BestPlaces in partnership with
AXE Deodorant Bodyspray ranked 80 metro areas and identified "America's Best
(and Worst) Cities for Dating." The Chicago metro area ranked #55. Criteria:
percentage ...

The City As Fulcrum Of Global Sustainability

Author: Ernest J. Yanarella
Publisher: Anthem Press
ISBN: 0857287729
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Ernest J. Yanarella, Richard S. Levine. Chapter 5 FROM THE CITY TO THE CITY
SUSTAINABILITY ENGINE Global competition on the sustainability front has
recently taken the form of contests among nations and cities vying for the
honorific of becoming the most sustainable or “greenestcity in the world.
Notable examples of these rivals include Vancouver, where its mayor Gregor
Robertson has pledged ...

Reinventing A Small Worldly City

Author: Ana Gonçalves
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317068491
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Global City-Regions: Trends, Theory, Policy. New York: Oxford University Press.
Scott, A. J. 2006. Creative cities: conceptual issues and policy questions. Journal
of Urban Affairs, 28(1), pp. 1¥17. Scott, A. J. and Soja, E. W. 1996. The City: Los
Angeles and Urban Theory at the End of the Twentieth Century. Berkeley, CA
and Los Angeles: University of California Press. Sehgal, D. 2010. Cardiff drops to
11th most sustainable large city in UK. South Wales Echo [Online]. 18th October.

America S Top Rated Cities Western Region

Author: Grey House Publishing
Publisher: Universal Reference Publications
ISBN: 9781592370870
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Eugene was ranked #21 out of 331 metro areas in Cities Ranked & Rated.
Criteria: cost of living; climate; crime; transportation; economy and jobs;
education; arts and culture; health and healthcare; leisure. Cities Ranked &
Rated, 1 st Edition, 2004 Ladies Home Journal ranked America's 200 largest
cities based on the qualities women surveyed care about most. Eugene ranked #
38 out of 143 in the smaller city category (population under 300,000). Criteria:
crime; lifestyle; education; ...

Bird On Fire

Author: Andrew Ross
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019982827X
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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.

Rethinking Sustainable Cities

Author: David Simon
Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 1447332849
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This also enables local authorities to use the locally most appropriate lever(s) as
justification or framing logic in order to maximise public buy-in, such as climate
change (for example, Cartwright et al, 2012; City of Boulder, 2015), overt
greening (for ... the world's leading reporting mechanism for subnational climate
change commitments explicitly includes local and regional governments (

Seven Rules For Sustainable Communities

Author: Patrick M. Condon
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781597268202
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But in the face of an expected 150 million North Americans by 2050—a third
more than the current population—even these innovations will merely slow the
rate of growth in greenhouse gas production. For this reason, an equally
important contribution must come from transforming North America's cities and
metropolitan regions into places that strike a new balance between their human
inhabitants and the planet's air and water systems. This will mean building more
compact, ...

Future Forms And Design For Sustainable Cities

Author: Mike Jenks
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136401431
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Unless the Government abandons its apparent obsession with unselective
compaction and containment, there is little hope that the statutory planning
system in England will realistically help cities and towns evolve sustainably,
which seems to be attributable to a real lack of public ... of the planning system,
its lack of real resources and dependence upon the private sector to implement
most parts of most plans, and a preoccupation with the processes of planning
rather than the product.

Encyclopedia Of The City

Author: Roger W. Caves
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0415252253
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Peter Calthorpe lectures extensively throughout the United States, Europe,
Australia and South America, and teaches at various universities in the United
States. He has received numerous honours and awards. He was also selected to
represent the United States in an exchange with Russia on city and regional
planning issues, and was appointed to the President's Council for Sustainable
Development. Most recently, he provided direction for the US Department of
Housing and Urban ...