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Emerald cities : urban sustainability and economic development / Joan Fitzgerald.

By: Fitzgerald, Joan [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2010Description: x, 242 pages : Diagramme, illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780195382761 (hbk.).Subject(s): Urban policy -- Environmental aspects -- United States | City planning -- Environmental aspects -- United States | Urban economics -- Environmental aspects | Sustainable development -- United StatesDDC classification: 307.1160973 FIT
Contents:
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
Summary: Introduction -- Cities and the green economy -- Renewable energy -- Building the energy efficient city -- Trash or treasure -- Transportation -- Only connect.
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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.

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