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Sustainability in America's cities : creating the green metropolis / edited by Matthew I. Slavin
Alternate Title Creating the green metropolis
Washington, DC : Island Press, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HT243.U6 S87 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Urban ecology (Sociology) -- United States
Urban policy -- United States
City planning -- Environmental aspects -- United States
Urban ecology (Sociology) -- United States -- Case studies
Sustainable development -- United States
Physical Description xvi, 285 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The rise of the urban sustainability movement in America / Matthew I. Slavin -- Strategic climate planning in Portland / Matthew I. Slavin and Kent Snyder -- Greening Milwaukee's Menomonee Valley from a blighted brownfield into a sustainable place to work and play / Christopher De Sousa -- Phoenix, the role of the university and the politics of green-tech / Jonathan Fink -- LEED in the nation's capitol: a policy and planning perspective on green building in Washington D.C. / Gerrit Knapp ... [et al.] -- The greening of mobility in San Francisco / Aaron Golub and Jason Henderson -- Wind, waves and watts: creating a clean energy future for Honolulu / Matthew I. Slavin, Douglas A. Codiga, and Jason J. Zeller -- Green city, clean waters: sustainable storm water management in Philadelphia / Lynn Mandarano -- Toward a sustainable New York City: greening through urban forest restoration / P. Timon McPherson -- Greening the food supply in New York City / Nevin Cohen and Jennifer Obadia -- Where sustainability stands now: contemporary trends and future prospects / Matthew I. Slavin
Alternate Author Slavin, Matthew I

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