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Review: Taking Sustainable Cities Seriously: Economic Development, the Environment, and Quality of Life in American CitiesUser Review - Jennifer - Goodreads
Excellent research! This is an academic book based on US cities' sustainability plans and implementation. Dry for the veryday reader unless you have a strong interest in this subject. Read full review
The Environment Energy and Sustainable Cities
The Economic Development Side of Sustainability Growth versus Smart Growth
Communitarian Foundations of Sustainable Cities A Solution to the Tragedy of the Commons the NIMBY Syndrome and Transboundary Impacts?
Is a Sustainable City a More Egalitarian Place? Sustainable Communities Environmental Equity and Social Justice
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Page 10 - Local authorities construct, operate and maintain economic, social and environmental infrastructure, oversee planning processes, establish local environmental policies and regulations, and assist in implementing national and subnational environmental policies. As the level of governance closest to the people, they play a vital role in educating, mobilizing and responding to the public to promote sustainable development.
Page 8 - CHAPTER 1 a strategy for improving the quality of life while preserving the environmental potential for the future, of living off interest rather than consuming natural capital. Sustainable development mandates that the present generation must not narrow the choices of future generations but must strive to expand them by passing on an environment and an accumulation of resources that will allow its children to live at least as well as, and preferably better than, people today. Sustainable development...
Page 26 - An urban regime may thus be defined as the informal arrangements by which public bodies and private interests function together in order to be able to make and carry out governing decisions.
Page 18 - A sustainable community is a place that seeks to contain the extent of the urban "footprint" and strives to keep to a minimum the conversion of natural and open lands to urban and developed uses.