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Resilient cities : responding to peak oil and climate change / Peter Newman, Timothy Beatley, and Heather Boyer.

By: Newman, Peter.
Contributor(s): Beatley, Timothy | Boyer, Heather.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, c2009Description: xiii, 166 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781597264990 (pbk.); 1597264997 (pbk.); 9781597264983 (hbk.) ; 1597264989 (hbk.).Subject(s): Urban ecology (Sociology) | City planning | Sustainable developmentDDC classification: 307.76 NEW Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Urban resilience : cities of fear and hope -- Climate change and peak oil : the double whammy for resource-intensive cities -- Four scenarios for the future of cities : collapse, ruralized, divided, or resilient city -- A vision for resilient cities : the built environment -- Hope for resilient cities : transport -- Conclusion : ten strategic steps toward a resilient city.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [149]-160) and index.

Urban resilience : cities of fear and hope -- Climate change and peak oil : the double whammy for resource-intensive cities -- Four scenarios for the future of cities : collapse, ruralized, divided, or resilient city -- A vision for resilient cities : the built environment -- Hope for resilient cities : transport -- Conclusion : ten strategic steps toward a resilient city.

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