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Urban meltdown : cities, climate change and politics as usual

Author: Clive Doucet
Publisher: Gabriola Island, B.C. : New Society Publishers, ©2007.
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Eighty percent of the planet's greenhouse gases are created by energy-intensive urban centres. Thus, the key to creating climate change solutions resides with cities. This work describes how we got  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clive Doucet
ISBN: 9780865715844 086571584X
OCLC Number: 86226079
Description: xix, 251 p. : port. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Global Cities and Horse and Buggy Nations; Neighbourhoods to Love; The Barbell Society and Just-in-Time Delivery; From Mont Tremblant to Ski Tremblant; Along Bayswater Street; Urban Villages; It aint Planning: Its Politics; Citizenship versus Faithship; The Mayor of Hiroshima and Intimations of God; The Idea of Progress and the First Nations; Biological and Social Phase Transitions; Cod, Government and the Transpiration Cycle; Care of the Soul/Care of the City/Care for the Planet; 19842004: Poets and Visions; Cape Breton Beaches and the Gulf of Mexico; The Rise of Cities and Decline of the Planet; 689 Spadina and Coming of Age in Toronto; The 1960s: A global paradigm shift that never happened and how the same pattern is repeating itself; The World Social Forum II and Trying to Change Things; The World Social Forum III and Failing to Change Things; Saving the World with Stephen Lewis?; The Bush Bubble Comes to Ottawa; Jean de La Fontaine; Cities, Climate Change and Politics as Usual; Index.
Responsibility: Clive Doucet.
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