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Sustainable Urban Metabolism - a book by Ferrão, Paulo

Sustainable Urban Metabolism

Sustainable Urban Metabolism( )
Author: Ferrão, Paulo
Fernández, John E.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:MIT Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $39.00
Book Description:

Urbanization and globalization have shaped the last hundred years. These two dominant trends are mutually reinforcing: globalization links countries through the networked communications of urban hubs. The urban population now generates more than eighty percent of global GDP. Cities account for enormous flows of energy and materials -- inflows of goods and services and outflows of waste. Thus urban environmental management critically affects global sustainability. In this book, Paulo...
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Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development
Social Science / Sociology / Urban
Political Science / Globalization
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 9 x 0.438 Inches
Book Weight:1.31 Pounds

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