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Bird on fire : lessons from the world's least sustainable city

Author: Andrew Ross
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the modern growth of Phoenix, Arizona focusing on it's lack of sustainability and argues that to become sustainable can only occur through political and social change.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Ross
ISBN: 9780199828265 0199828261
OCLC Number: 709682916
Description: x, 297 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Gambling at the water table --
The road runner's appetite --
The battle for downtown. Artists step up ; Who can afford the Green City? --
Living downstream --
The sun always rises --
Viva los suns --
Land for the free --
Delivering the good.
Responsibility: Andrew Ross.
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Discusses the modern growth of Phoenix, Arizona focusing on it's lack of sustainability and argues that to become sustainable can only occur through political and social change.

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"Bird on Fire...has done something more than nail a list of fundamental problems, both societal and environmental, with our big city. Unlike author Richard Florida, who likes to lecture about what a Read more...

 
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