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Ensuring a sustainable future : making progress on environment and equity

Author: Jody Heymann
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This edited volume outlines the most innovative programs to address environmental challenges and improve the welfare of poor and marginalized populations.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jody Heymann
ISBN: 9780199974702 0199974705
OCLC Number: 884908756
Description: 343 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction ; The Environment and the Economy: Finding Equitable and Effective Solutions ; Jody Heymann and Magda Barrera ; Section 1: Moving Forward on the Environment and the Economy: Creating Jobs, Building Healthy Communities ; Chapter 1 ; The Essential Connection: Environmental Sustainability, Community Stability and Equitable Development in Struggling Cities in High-Income Countries ; Ted Howard ; Chapter 2 ; Community Action in Informal Settlements: Strategies for Improved Environmental Health and Equity in Low and Middle Income Countries ; David Satterthwaite ; Chapter 3 ; Achieving Environmental Equity: Race, Place, and the Movement to Build Healthy Communities in the United States ; Angela Glover Blackwell ; Chapter 4 ; Building Income and Social Equity through Environmental Sustainability: Lessons from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside ; Mitra Thompson ; Chapter 5 ; New Skills for the Green Economy: Two Training Programs for Job Seekers in the United States ; Cosmin Paduraru and Kara Quennell ; Chapter 6 ; Green Social Entrepreneurship as a Poverty-Reduction Strategy: TIDE India's Use of Technological Innovation for Healthier and More Sustainable Communities ; Shannon Lockhart ; Section 2: Addressing Specific Environmental Challenges in an Economically Sustainable Way ; Chapter 7 ; Moving Towards Sustainable Urban Transport: How Can We Integrate Environmental, Health and Equity Objectives Globally? ; David Banister and James Woodcock ; Chapter 8 ; The New Challenges of Rapid Urban Growth: Imperatives and Strategies for Transport in India ; Madhav Badami ; Chapter 9 ; Healthy and Sustainable Agriculture: Working with Farmers to Transform Food Production in Latin America ; Donald Cole, Gordon Prain and Willy Pradel ; Chapter 10 ; Access to Healthy Foods in Urban Settings: A Comprehensive Strategy for Low-income Communities in Montreal ; Lise Bertrand ; Chapter 11 ; Water for Development: Investing in Health and Economic Wellbeing Globally ; William Cosgrove and Hakan Tropp ; Chapter 12 ; The Potential of Clean Energy for Equity in Remote Communities in the North ; Tim Weis ; Chapter 13 ; Remote Indigenous Populations and Climate Change: Reducing the Impacts on Health and Wellbeing ; James Ford and Peter Adams
Responsibility: ed. by Jody Heymann [und weitere].

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