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Green metropolis : why living smaller, living closer, and driving less are keys to sustainability / David Owen.

By: Owen, David, 1955-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Riverhead Books, c2009Description: 357 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781594484841 (pbk.) .Subject(s): Human ecology -- New York (State) -- New York | Urban ecology (Sociology) -- New York (State) -- New York | Social ecology -- New York (State) -- New York | Sustainable living -- New York (State) -- New York | Sustainable architecture -- New York (State) -- New York | Green technology -- New York (State) -- New York | New York (N.Y.) -- Environmental conditionsDDC classification: 307.760973 OWE Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
More like Manhattan Liquid civilization There and back The great outdoors Embodied efficiency The shape of things to come Notes Index.
Summary: In this remarkable challenge to conventional thinking about the environment, David Owen argues that the greenest community in the United States is not Portland, Oregon or Snowmass, Colorado, but New York City.
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Originally published: 2009.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

More like Manhattan
Liquid civilization
There and back
The great outdoors
Embodied efficiency
The shape of things to come
Notes
Index.

In this remarkable challenge to conventional thinking about the environment, David Owen argues that the greenest community in the United States is not Portland, Oregon or Snowmass, Colorado, but New York City.

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