Urban Environmental Governance: Comparing Air Quality Management in London and Mexico City
Focuses on how different local government structures influence the capacity to address and alleviate the problem of air quality management. Using the perspectives of local and central authorities and other relevant agencies. This is an extremely useful resource for a wide range of disciplines from comparative local government to environmental studies.
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The Environmental Debate and the Problem of Urban Air
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