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Title The economy of green cities [electronic resource] : a world compendium on the green urban economy / Richard Simpson, Monika Zimmermann, editors.
Publication Info. Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, c2013.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series Local sustainability ; v.3.
Contents Part 1. Agenda Setting for the Urban Future with a Green Urban Economy -- Green Urban Economy: Agenda Setting for the Urban Future / Monika Zimmermann and Richard Simpson -- Part 2. Setting a Green Economy Agenda for Cities -- Introduction: A Green Economy for Green Cities / Richard Simpson -- New Urban Spaces: The Emergence of Green Economies / Kenneth K. Odero -- Environmental Discourse and Economic Growth in the Greening of Postindustrial Cities / Corina McKendry -- Sustainable Urban Transformation and the Green Urban Economy / Kes McCormick, Stefan Anderberg and Lena Neij -- Green Cities: Benefits of Urban Sustainability / Essam Hassan Mohamed Ahmed -- Working in Green Cities: Improving the Urban Environment While Creating Jobs and Enhancing Working Conditions / Edmundo Werna -- Sustainable Development for Cities and Citizens: Green Housing, Employment and Transport / Asif Kabani, Asif Kabani, Maliha A. Kabani and Maliha A. Kabani -- Cities and the Green Economy / Philipp Rode -- Green Cities into Practice / Vito Albino and Rosa Maria Dangelico -- Emerging-Market Cities Could Set a New Standard for Sustainable Development / Jonathan Woetzel, Shannon N. Bouton and Molly Lindsay.
Part 3. Joining Forces to Accelerate Action -- Introduction: Joining Forces to Accelerate Action / Phoebe Stirling -- Accelerating Green Urban Growth / Bernd Hendriksen and Eric Copius Peereboom -- Linking Green City Politics with Green Business / Ulrich Mans and Sara Meerow -- Policy Instruments for Promoting a Green Urban Economy: The Changing Role of the State / Golam Rasul -- Local Sustainability: Driving Green Urban Economies Through Public Engagement / Rosalie Callway -- We Know Enough: Achieving Action Through the Convergence of Sustainable Community Development and the Social Economy / Sean Connelly, Sean Markey and Mark Roseland -- Seven Conditions for Effective Green Governance / Rula Taher Qalyoubi.
Part 4. Strategies and Approaches for Greening Urban Economies -- Introduction: Strategies and Approaches to Greening Urban Sectors / Shay Kelleher -- The Economics of Low Carbon Cities: Approaches to a City-Scale Mini-Stern Review / Andy Gouldson, Niall Kerr, Corrado Topi, Johan Kuylenstierna and Richard Pearce -- City Development Strategies and the Transition Towards a Green Urban Economy / Le-Yin Zhang -- Low Carbon Enterprise Zones: Towards a Fossil Fuel Free City Economy / Philip Monaghan -- Green Clusters and the Entrepreneurial Local Government: Portland's Economic Development Strategy / Shay Kelleher and Art von Lehe -- Green Cities Require Green Housing: Advancing the Economic and Environmental Sustainability of Housing and Slum Upgrading in Cities in Developing Countries / Matthew A. French and Christophe Lalande -- EcoMobility and Its Benefits in an Urban Context / Santhosh Kodukula --
Assessing the Cost of Groundwater Degradation in the Urbanizing Desert Area of Wadi El Natrun / Caroline King and Boshra Salem -- Constructed Wetlands for the Treatment of Domestic Grey Water: An Instrument of the Green Economy to Realize the Millennium Development Goals / Gopalsamy Poyyamoli, Golda Arpudhalin Edwin and Nandhivarman Muthu -- Decentralized Composting in Asian Cities: Lessons Learned and Future Potential in Meeting the Green Urban Economy / Dickella Gamaralalage Jagath Premakumara -- Biodiversity and Culture, Two Key Ingredients for a Truly Green Urban Economy: Learning from Agriculture and Forestry Policies in Kanazawa City, Japan / Raquel Moreno-Pe├▒aranda -- An Economic Assessment of the Deforestation of Ghana's Garden City of West Africa / Jonathan Dagadu Quartey -- Financing a Green Urban Economy: The Potential of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) / Maike Sippel and Axel Michaelowa.
Part 5. Experiences and Examples from City Governments -- Introduction: Experiences and Examples from City Governments / Steven Bland -- Synergies Between Environment and Economy Within a City Administration - Experiences Made by the City of Hannover, Germany / Hans M├Ânninghoff -- Auckland Council: Creating a Transformational Shift Towards a Sustainable Eco-Economy / Paul Chambers and Andrew Walters -- Sustainable Urban Development Policy in the Region of Flanders / Jan De Mulder -- Greening the Local Economy Through Municipal Sustainable Procurement Policies: Implementation Challenges and Successes in Western Canada / Andrew Kemp and Amelia Clarke -- City of Raleigh Office of Sustainability: Green Building Training Program / Lynn Graham, Emily Steele, Anna Leonard, Jen Baker and Julian Prosser -- Changing to a Sustainable Socio-Economic System: A Challenge for Kyoto as a Historic City / Makoto Ueda.
Note Includes index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Urban economics -- Environmental aspects.
City planning -- Environmental aspects.
Sustainable development.
Environmental sciences.
Geography.
Regional planning.
Sustainable development.
Human Geography.
Environment.
Economic Geography.
Political Economy.
Added Author Simpson, Richard.
Zimmermann, Monika.
Ebooks Corporation
ISBN 9789400719699 (electronic bk.)
9400719698 (electronic bk.)
9789400719682
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