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Kahn, Matthew E., 1966-
Climatopolis : how our cities will thrive in the hotter future / Matthew E. Kahn
Alternate Title How our cities will thrive in the hotter future
New York : Basic Books, c2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HT241 .K338 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Urban ecology (Sociology)
City planning -- Environmental aspects
Climatic changes
Physical Description v, 274 p. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-261) and index
Contents Too much gas -- What we've done when our cities have blown up -- King of the hill -- Playing one-on-one with Kobe Bryant -- Will Manhattan flood? -- Will China's cities go green? -- Bono's anxieties -- Seize the day : opportunities from our hotter future -- The future of cities
Summary Discusses how, given the author's supposition of the eventuality of increased global temperatures due to climate change, he believes that people can and will change their behaviors and surroundings to adapt, exploring cities such as New York, Beijing, and Mumbai

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