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America's most sustainable cities and regions : surviving the 21st century megatrends

Author: John W DayCharles A S HallEric D RoyMatthew Korbel MoerschbaecherChristopher F D'EliaAll authors
Publisher: New York : Springer, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John W Day; Charles A S Hall; Eric D Roy; Matthew Korbel Moerschbaecher; Christopher F D'Elia; David Pimentel; Alejandro Yáñez-Arancibia
ISBN: 9781493932429 149393242X
OCLC Number: 990948261
Notes: Index.
Description: xii, 348 pages : illustrations (certaines en couleur), cartes (certaines en couleur) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Manifest Destiny and the Growth of America: Cheap Energy and Spending Natural Capital --
The Myth of Urban Self Sufficiency --
A Tale of Twelve Cities and Ten Regions --
The Wealth of Nature is the Wealth of Nations: Ecosystem Services and Their Value to Society --
Global Climate Change: A Warmer and More Unpredictable Future --
Energy --
The Master Resource --
Feeding America's Cities: Putting Food on the Table in the 21st Century --
Moving Away From a Ptolemic View of the Human Economy --
Revisiting the Cities and Regions --
Summing It Up: Alternative Routes for the Way Forward. .
Responsibility: John W. Day, Charles Hall ; with contributions by Eric Roy, Matthew Moerschbaecher, Christopher D'Elia, David Pimentel, Alejandro Yáñez-Arancibia.

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