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By Sheridan Bartlett,David Satterthwaite

ISBN-10: 1138184098

ISBN-13: 9781138184091

ISBN-10: 1138184101

ISBN-13: 9781138184107

Cities on a Finite Planet: Transformative responses to weather swap shows how towns can mix top of the range dwelling stipulations, resilience to weather switch, catastrophe probability relief and contributions to mitigation/low carbon improvement. It additionally covers the present and capability contribution of towns to fending off harmful weather switch and is the 1st booklet with an in-depth assurance of ways towns and their governments, voters and civil society companies can mix those diverse agendas, according to cautious city-level analyses.

The starting place for the e-book is distinctive urban case stories on Bangalore, Bangkok, Dar es Salaam, Durban, London, Manizales, Mexico urban, big apple and Rosario. every one of those was once led through authors who contributed to the IPCC’s 5th evaluation and are therefore said as one of the world’s most sensible experts during this box.

This ebook highlights the place there's innovation and development in towns and the way this used to be accomplished. additionally the place there's little development and no motion and the place there's no skill to behave. It additionally assesses the level to which towns can deal with the Sustainable improvement pursuits inside of commitments to additionally dramatically decrease greenhouse fuel emissions. during this, it highlights how a lot growth on those assorted agendas is determined by neighborhood governments and their capacities to paintings with their low-income populations.


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