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Sustainability in America"s cities creating the green metropolis by Matthew I. Slavin

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Published by Island Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • City planning,
  • Case studies,
  • Urban ecology (Sociology),
  • Urban policy,
  • Sustainable development

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Matthew I. Slavin
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT243.U6 S87 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 285 p. :
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25543864M
ISBN 101597267414, 1597267422
ISBN 109781597267410, 9781597267427
LC Control Number2010044184
OCLC/WorldCa674932980

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Learning from the sustainability cases in this book can lead municipalities, states, and regions to greater achievement in adapting and extending such practices. For that reason, and for the readable, well-written style. Sustainability in America's Cities: Creating the Green Metropolis is highly recommended for academics and planning. As sustainability rises to the top of public policy agendas in American cities, it is also emerging as a new discipline in colleges and universities. Specifically designed for these educational programs, this is the first book to provide empirically based, multi-disciplinary case studies of sustainability policy, planning, and practice in action. Sustainability in America's Cities highlights how America's largest cities are acting to develop sustainable solutions to conflicts between developmand sustainability rises to the top of public policy agendas in American cities, it is also emerging as . Sustainability in America's Cities highlights how America's largest cities are acting to develop sustainable solutions to conflicts between development and ically designed for undergraduate and graduate courses in sustainability, it is the first book to provide empirically based.

This edited volume focuses on the North American context of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) adoption, uniquely addresses community level SDG issues and opportunities, and adds perspective on public policy, organizational management, information management and data visualization. book review Taking Sustainable Cities Seriously: Economic Development, the Environment, and Quality of Life in American Cities (2nd edition), by Kent E. Portney. The US Cities Sustainable Development Report is SDSN’s third city-level report ranking US cities on progress towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals for (SDGs). The results show that there will be significant work to do across the board if the SDGs are to be achieved by , as cities on average scored only %.   America's Most (and Least) Sustainable Cities, Ranked. When it comes to sustainability in urban centers, the West Coast is faring better than the rest of the country. By. .

Book Description. To assess urban sustainability performance, this book explores several clusters of cities, including megacities, cities of the Global South, European and North American cities, cities of the Middle East and North Africa, cities of Central and South East Asia, a city state of Singapore and a large group of global cities.   While questioning which strategies can promote sustainable cities in a global context, the book also illustrates that while formulae generated out of American and European experience cannot be universally applied, some of the analytical approaches and experience of the other developed countries can offer insights for those working in different.   The first is Sustainability in America’s Cities: Creating the Green Metropolis, which is edited by Matthew I. Slavin. The book, published in April , was sent to us by Island Press and includes a collection of case studies from cities across the country and first-hand insight into key sustainable strategies. Sustainability in America's Cities highlights how the nation's cities are solving conflicts between urban development and the environment, and reducing the impacts of climate change. It presents empirically based, multidisciplinary case studies of sustainability policy, planning, and practice from a geographically diverse group of cities.