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

Author: Andrew Ross
Publisher: Oxford [u.a.] : Oxford Univ. Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. issued as an Oxford Univ. Press paperbackView all editions and formats
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Phoenix, Arizona is at once one of America's fastest growing cities and its least sustainable one. A sprawling megalopolis of more than five million souls, it is parched-the result of minimal  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Ross
ISBN: 9780199828265 0199828261 9780199975525 0199975523
OCLC Number: 881826433
Description: X, 297 S. : Ill., Kt. ; 24 cm
Contents: By the Time I Got to Phoenix ; 1. Gambling at the Water Table ; 2. The Road Runner's Appetite ; 3. The Battle for Downtown ; I-Artists Step Up ; II-Who Can Afford the Green City? ; 4. Living Downstream ; 5. The Sun Always Rises ; 6. Viva Los Suns ; 7. Land for the Free ; 8. Delivering the Good
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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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