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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: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clive Doucet
ISBN: 9780865715844 086571584X
OCLC Number: 86226079
Description: xix, 251 pages : portrait ; 23 cm
Contents: Pt. I. A poet goes to city hall --
1. Global cities and horse and buggy nations --
2. Neighborhoods to love --
3. The Barbell society and just-in-time delivery --
4. From Mont Tremblant to Sik Tremblant --
5. Along Bayswater Street --
6. Urban villages --
7. It ain't planning : it's politics --
8. Citizenship versus faithship --
Pt. II. The idea of progress and why we got it wrong --
9. The mayor of Hiroshima and intimations of God --
10. The idea of progress and the first nations --
11. Biological and social phase transitions --
12. Cod, government and the transpiration cycle --
13. Care of the soul/care of the city/care for the planet --
14. 1984-2004 : poets and visions --
15. Cape Breton beaches and the Gulf of Mexico --
Pt. III. Trying to create a new order of things --
16. The rise of cities and decline of the planet --
17. 689 spadina and coming of age in Toronto --
18. The 1960s : a global paradigm shift that never happened and how the same pattern is repeating itself --
19. The world social forum II and trying to change things --
20. The world social forum III and failing to change things --
21. Saving the world with Stephen Lewis? --
22. The Bush bubble comes to Ottawa --
23. Jean de La Fontaine --
24. Cities, climate change and politics as usual.
Responsibility: Clive Doucet.
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