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Advances in Urban Sustainability


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Performance Metrics for Sustainable Cities

Performance Metrics for Sustainable Cities

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Sylvie Albert, Manish Pandey
September 02, 2021

Performance Metrics for Sustainable Cities provides an overview of measurement systems and tools to enable communities to self-assess and benchmark their progress along a continuum of smart, intelligent, and sustainable development. It begins by explaining the importance of measurement and ...

Adaptation Urbanism and Resilient Communities Transforming Streets to Address Climate Change

Adaptation Urbanism and Resilient Communities: Transforming Streets to Address Climate Change

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Billy Fields, John L. Renne
May 04, 2021

Adaptation Urbanism and Resilient Communities outlines and explains adaptation urbanism as a theoretical framework for understanding and evaluating resilience projects in cities and relates it to pressing contemporary policy issues related to urban climate change mitigation and adaptation. Through...

Street Fights in Copenhagen Bicycle and Car Politics in a Green Mobility City

Street Fights in Copenhagen: Bicycle and Car Politics in a Green Mobility City

1st Edition

By Jason Henderson, Natalie Marie Gulsrud
May 31, 2019

With 29 percent of all trips made by bicycle, Copenhagen is considered a model of green transport. This book considers the underlying political conditions that enabled cycling to appeal to such a wide range of citizens in Copenhagen and asks how this can be replicated elsewhere. Despite Copenhagen’...

Capital Cities and Urban Sustainability

Capital Cities and Urban Sustainability

1st Edition

Edited By Robert W. Orttung
April 05, 2019

Capital Cities and Urban Sustainability examines how capital cities use their unique hub resources to develop and disseminate innovative policy solutions to promote sustainability. Cities are taking a leading role in defining a sustainable future at a time when national, state, and regional ...

Sustainability Citizenship in Cities Theory and practice

Sustainability Citizenship in Cities: Theory and practice

1st Edition

Edited By Ralph Horne, John Fien, Beau B. Beza, Anitra Nelson
May 05, 2016

Urban sustainability citizenship situates citizens as social change agents with an ethical and self-interested stake in living sustainably with the rest of Earth. Such citizens not only engage in sustainable household practices but respect the importance of awareness raising, discussion and debates...

Urban Sustainability in Theory and Practice Circles of sustainability

Urban Sustainability in Theory and Practice: Circles of sustainability

1st Edition

By Paul James
October 07, 2014

Cities are home to the most consequential current attempts at human adaptation and they provide one possible focus for the flourishing of life on this planet. However, for this to be realized in more than an ad hoc way, a substantial rethinking of current approaches and practices needs to occur. ...

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