Fitzgerald, Joan,

Emerald cities : urban sustainability and economic development / Joan Fitzgerald. - x, 242 pages : Diagramme, illustrations ; 25 cm

Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-237) and index.

PART I: CITIES AND THE GREEN ECONOMY ; 1. Introduction and Overview ; 2. Why Focus on Cities? ; 3. What is Green Economic Development? ; PART II: GREEN URBAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES REVEALED ; 4. Cities Turning Trash into Jobs ; 5. Renewing Urban Economies with Renewable Energy ; 6. Energy Efficiency and Green Building ; 7. Mass Transit and Economic Development ; PART III. THE POTENTIAL AND THE POLICY FOR CREATING A GREEN ECONOMY ; 8. : Jobs and Economic Development: the Evidence and the Potential ; 9. . Cities in a National Economy

Introduction -- Cities and the green economy -- Renewable energy -- Building the energy efficient city -- Trash or treasure -- Transportation -- Only connect.

9780195382761 (hbk.) $36.95

2009023534

GBB003962 bnb

015461782 Uk


Urban policy--Environmental aspects--United States.
City planning--Environmental aspects--United States.
Urban economics--Environmental aspects.
Sustainable development--United States.

HT123 / .F58 2010

307.1160973 FIT / 014454
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