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Extreme cities : the peril and promise of urban life in the age of climate change

Author: Ashley Dawson
Publisher: London ; Brooklyn, NY : Verso, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [US and Canada version]View all editions and formats
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A cutting exploration of how cities drive climate change while being on the frontlines of the coming climate crisis

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dawson, Ashley.
Extreme cities.
London ; Brooklyn, NY : Verso, 2017
(DLC) 2017022268
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ashley Dawson
ISBN: 9781784780388 1784780383 9781784780371 1784780375
OCLC Number: 1007928764
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: extreme city --
Capital sinks --
Environmental blowback --
Sea change --
The jargon of resilience --
Climate apartheid --
Disaster communism --
Conclusion: urban futures.
Responsibility: Ashley Dawson.

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Named one of the top 10 books of the year by Publishers Weekly"Extreme Cities is a ground-breaking investigation of the vulnerability of our cities in an age of climate chaos. We feel safe and Read more...

 
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