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Toward sustainable communities : solutions for citizens and their governments

Author: Mark Roseland
Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers, 2012. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th editionView all editions and formats
"The need to make our communities sustainable is more urgent than ever before. Toward Sustainable Communities remains the single most useful resource for creating vibrant, healthy, equitable, economically viable places. This comprehensive update of the classic text presents a leading-edge overview of sustainability in a new fully-illustrated, full-color format. Compelling new case studies and expanded treatment of  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Roseland, Mark.
Toward sustainable communities.
Gabriola Island, BC, Canada : New Society Publishers, [2012]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Roseland
ISBN: 9780865717114 0865717117
OCLC Number: 782101048
Description: xx, 363 pages : illustrations (some color), portrait ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1: Sustainable communities, sustainable planet. The context for sustainable communities ; Sustainable community development ; Making community policy. --
Part 2: Sustainable community building blocks. Cultivating greener, food-secure communities ; Water and sewage ; Waste reduction and recycling ; Energy efficiency and renewables ; Transportation planning and traffic management ; Land use, urban form and community design ; Housing and community development ; Green building ; Community economic development ; Climate change ; Communities integrating sustainability. --
Part 3: Mobilizing citizens and their governments. Governing sustainable communities ; Tools for community sustainability ; The community capital tool ; Lessons and challenges.
Responsibility: Mark Roseland.


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Author Mark Roseland participated in events associated with the 2012 Rio +20 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro (June 20-22) and co-convened the Third International Urban Research Symposium of ICLEI: Read more...

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