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  • Retrofitting Cities

    Priorities, Governance and Experimentation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Hodson, Simon Marvin

    Developing an up-to-date critical framework for analysing urban retrofit, this is the first book to examine urban re-engineering for sustainability in a socio-technical context. Retrofitting Cities examines why retrofit is emerging as an important strategic issue for urban authorities and untangles…

    Paperback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Urban Energy Policy

    Heat and the city, 1st Edition

    By David Hawkey, Janette Webb, Heather Lovell, David McCrone, Margaret Tingey, Mark Winskel

    Minimising the most severe risks of climate change means ending societal dependence on fossil fuels, and radically improving the efficiency with which we use all energy sources. Such deliberate transformative change is, however, without precedent. Sustainable Urban Energy Policy debates the major…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Cities and Agriculture

    Developing Resilient Urban Food Systems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Henk de Zeeuw, Pay Drechsel

    As people increasingly migrate to urban settings and more than half of the world's population now lives in cities, it is vital to plan and provide for sustainable and resilient food systems which reflect this challenge. This volume presents experience and evidence-based "state of the art" chapters…

    Paperback – 2015-09-28
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Green Utopianism

    Perspectives, Politics and Micro-Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karin Bradley, Johan Hedrén

    Utopian thought and experimental approaches to societal organization have been rare in the last decades of planning and politics. Instead, there is a widespread belief in ecological modernization, that sustainable societies can be created within the frame of the current global capitalist world…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment, Culture, and Society

  • Planning Sustainable Cities and Regions

    Towards More Equitable Development, 1st Edition

    By Karen Chapple

    As global warming advances, regions around the world are engaging in revolutionary sustainability planning - but with social equity as an afterthought. California is at the cutting edge of this movement, not only because its regulations actively reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but also because its…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • New Orleans and the Design Moment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jacob A. Wagner, Michael Frisch

    Following the disaster of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, people began to discuss and visualize the ways in which the urban structure of the city could be reorganized. Rather than defining the disaster recovery process as simply a matter of rebuilding the existing city, these voices called for a…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Institutions, Regulatory Styles, Society and Environmental Governance in China

    1st Edition

    By Carlos Wing-Hung Lo, Shui-Yan Tang

    During the past three decades of rapid industrial growth, China has suffered from devastating environmental degradation. Most scholarly and popular publications have painted a rather pessimistic picture about the worrisome trend. Yet a somewhat more optimistic view has emerged in the past decade…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge

  • The Coming of Age of the Green Community

    My neighbourhood, my planet, 1st Edition

    By Erik Bichard

    People organising to protect their environment is not a new phenomenon, but the groups that have been pushing for environmental change since the 1970s have not convinced sufficient numbers make sustainable decisions or to lead sustainable lives. Governments have serially failed to do the job at the…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Economic Growth and Sustainable Housing

    an uneasy relationship, 1st Edition

    By Jin Xue

    Economic Growth and Sustainable Housing: An Uneasy Relationship critically discusses the possibilities of decoupling environmental degradation from economic growth. The author refutes the belief in combining perpetual economic growth with long-term environmental sustainability based on the premise…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • Governing Sustainable Urban Renewal

    Partnerships in Action, 1st Edition

    By Rory Shand

    Environmental and sustainability issues are currently stretched by economic concerns and policy areas such as housing and education are therefore needed more than ever to help regenerate the social and urban environment. Governing Sustainable Urban Renewal: Partnerships in Action uses detailed case…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Transport, Climate Change and the City

    1st Edition

    By Robin Hickman, David Banister

    Sustainable travel behaviours have long been sought after in cities around the world, particularly in industrialised countries, but also increasingly in the emerging cities of Asia, South America and Africa. Progress however appears difficult to make as the private car, still largely fuelled by…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge

  • Local Climate Change and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mohamed A. Salih

    Although the impacts of climate change are certainly global, its manifestations and subsequent consequences begin locally. Local Climate Change and Society examines how climate change has altered society’s relationship with the environment and particularly local communities to adapt to and mitigate…

    Paperback – 2014-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

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