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Resilient cities : overcoming fossil fuel dependence

Author: Peter Newman; Timothy Beatley; Heather Boyer
Publisher: Washington : Island Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Drawing from research and examples about resilient cities, this book looks at new initiatives and innovations cities can implement.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Newman, Peter, 1945-
Resilient cities.
Washington : Island Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2016961434
(OCoLC)962242479
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Newman; Timothy Beatley; Heather Boyer
ISBN: 9781610916868 1610916867
OCLC Number: 1002854502
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 248 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Urban Resilience: Cities of Fear and Hope --
Invest in Renewable and Distributed Energy --
Create Sustainable Mobility Systems --
Foster Inclusive and Healthy Cities --
Shape Disaster Recovery for the Future --
Build Biophilic Urbanism in the City and its Bioregion --
Produce a More Cyclical and Regenerative Metabolism --
Growing Regeneratively.
Other Titles: Overcoming fossil fuel dependence
Responsibility: Peter Newman, Timothy Beatley, and Heather Boyer.

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An optimistic look at the characteristics of resilient cities that will help communities become more sustainable and equitable.  Read more...

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"The authors are selling hope in a time when fear is easy and cheap. And they find vivid ways to do so...Overall, this is a book of practical hope."--Planning

 
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