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Cities and Climate Change

Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Geography and the Environment Volume: 4

By: Harriet Bulkeley and Michele Betsill

256 pages, Illus & tabs


Paperback | Dec 2004 | #150460 | ISBN: 0415359163
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Hardback | Dec 2002 | #129937 | ISBN: 041527379X
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Gives an in-depth and interdisciplinary analysis of the role of cities in addressing climate change and suggests that the formation and implementation of local climate change policy is far from straightforward.


1. Introduction; Part 1: Governing Climate Change; 2. Global Environmental Governance; 3. The Politics of Climate Change: Global to Local; Part 2: Cities and Climate Protection; 4. Local Government and Local Governance; 5. Newcastle: Planning and Climate Protection; 6. Cambridgeshire: Climate Protection and Local Transport Planning; 7. Leicester: Climate Protection and the Built Environment; 8. Denver: Climate Protection, Energy Management and the Transport; Sector 9. Milwaukee: Climate Protection and New Urbanism; 10. Newcastle, NSW: Win-Win Solutions for Climate Protection?; Part 3: Conclusions; 11. Cities Protecting the Climate; 12. Transnational Networks and Global Environmental Governance

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