Green Cities

Green Cities

An A-to-Z Guide

eBook - 2010
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Green Cities: An A-to-Z Guide, in the electronic-only SAGE Reference Series on Green Society: Toward a Sustainable Future, provides an overview of the key concepts that urban planners, policy makers, architects, engineers, and developers use to understand the sustainability dimensions of the urban environment. It identifies cities that have taken steps to become greener and discusses the strategies they have used. It reviews broad concepts associated with green cities. It discusses technologies, infrastructures, and programmes that contribute to the greening of cities. Cities face enormous environmental challenges, and the entries in this volume, from case studies of greener cities to discussions of green urban design, infrastructure, and processes, can help us transform our cities into healthier, sustainable communities in which a growing urban population can thrive.
Publisher: Thousand Oaks [Calif.] : Sage Publications, 2010 (Boston, Mass. : Credo Reference, 2011.)
Characteristics: 1 online resource (157 entries) :,51 images, digital files.
Additional Contributors: Cohen, Nevin
Credo Reference (Firm)
Series Volume: v. 4.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references.


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