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Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change.
Calthorpe, Peter.
Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change.
"Cities are green" is becoming a common refrain. But Calthorpe argues that a more comprehensive understanding of urbanism at the regional scale provides a better platform to address climate change. In this groundbreaking new work, he shows how such regionally scaled urbanism can be combined with green technology to achieve not only needed reductions in carbon emissions but other critical economies and lifestyle benefits. Rather than just providing another checklist of new energy sources or one dimensional land use alternatives, he combines them into comprehensive national growth scenarios for 2050 and documents their potential impacts. In so doing he powerfully demonstrates that it will take an integrated approach of land use transformation, policy changes, and innovative technology to transition to a low carbon economy.

Category: Urban Planning, Urban Planning
Binding: Cl.
Pages: 140 pp
Publisher: Island Press
Year: 2010
Publication Place: Covelo,
ISBN: 9781597267205
Book Id: 84782

Price: $35.00
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