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The Baked Apple? Metropolitan New York in the Greenhouse: Infrastructure Planning for an Uncertain Future

Edited By: Douglas Hill

New York Academy of Sciences

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #55968 | ISBN: 089766969X
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About this book

Provides examples of the challenges of sustainable development in a major metropolitan community|. Issues covered include: climate change; land and water use; waste management; contaminents; transportation, energy.


Contents

The Greenhouse Effect - the Science Base; Economic and Population Projections; Waterfront Planning; Land Use and Infrastructure Planning; Water Resources and Wastewater Management; Air Quality and Health Effects; Transportation Planning; Building Design and Maintenance; Energy Demand and Supply; Report of Scenario Workshops.

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