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Cities: steering towards sustainability

By: Jacquet, Pierre.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi TERI Press 2010Description: 271 p.ISBN: 9788179931318.Subject(s): SustainabilityDDC classification: 333.7830995 Summary: The twenty-first century is already an urban one. Cities are pivotal to sustainability concerns globalization, climate change, food security, environmental protection, and innovation.Today's urban actors, both citizens and their leaders, have a major responsibility as trustees of the future: their present actions will influence the shape and structure of cities, so that the generation to come may live healthy and contended lives. This volume takes the reader straight to the heart of how cities work, and identifies contemporary trends, mechanism and tools that can influence current strategies and choices. (http://bookstore.teriin.org/book_inside.php?material_id=568)
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The twenty-first century is already an urban one. Cities are pivotal to sustainability concerns globalization, climate change, food security, environmental protection, and innovation.Today's urban actors, both citizens and their leaders, have a major responsibility as trustees of the future: their present actions will influence the shape and structure of cities, so that the generation to come may live healthy and contended lives. This volume takes the reader straight to the heart of how cities work, and identifies contemporary trends, mechanism and tools that can influence current strategies and choices. (http://bookstore.teriin.org/book_inside.php?material_id=568)

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