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Resilient cities [electronic resource] : responding to peak oil and climate change / Peter Newman, Timothy Beatley, and Heather Boyer.

By: Newman, Peter, 1945-.
Contributor(s): Beatley, Timothy, 1957- | Boyer, Heather.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 166 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781597268639 (electronic bk.); 1597268631 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Urban ecology (Sociology) | City planning | Sustainable development | Treibhausgas | Gasemission | Energieverbrauch | Fossiler Brennstoff | Stadtplanung | Stadt�okologie | Nachhaltige Entwicklung | Klimaschutz | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / UrbanGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Resilient cities.DDC classification: 307.76 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Urban resilience : cities of fear and hope -- Climate change and peak oil : the double whammy for resource-intensive cities -- Four scenarios for the future of cities : collapse, ruralized, divided, or resilient city -- A vision for resilient cities : the built environment -- Hope for resilient cities : transport -- Conclusion : ten strategic steps toward a resilient city.
Review: "Resilient Cities draws on existing initiatives from around the world to demonstrate the potential for urban resilience and presents practical solutions for our planet's growing cities."--Jacket.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [149]-160) and index.

Urban resilience : cities of fear and hope -- Climate change and peak oil : the double whammy for resource-intensive cities -- Four scenarios for the future of cities : collapse, ruralized, divided, or resilient city -- A vision for resilient cities : the built environment -- Hope for resilient cities : transport -- Conclusion : ten strategic steps toward a resilient city.

"Resilient Cities draws on existing initiatives from around the world to demonstrate the potential for urban resilience and presents practical solutions for our planet's growing cities."--Jacket.

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