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Steering Sustainability in an Urbanising World free pdf Sustainability has become the key challenge for urban planners, housing and infrastructure policy makers. Citizens are increasingly encouraged to live more compactly- in denser urban developments, to use less water and other natural resources and to choose public transport.While councils, government agencies and private business invest in a broad range of promotions offering discounts on sustainable products and services, uptake has been slow and the impacts marginal at a time when environmental stresses suggest that we must act fast.This book examines this pressing problem in a holistic way, discussing broad-scale sustainability policies and programmes for achieving sustainable urban futures. It brings together academics and practitioners to analyze the complexity and interdependence of principles, models, processes and practices of sustainability in a range of integrated sectors as well as the establishment and maintenance of sustainable physical infrastructure in cities.

About Dr Anitra Nelson

Anitra Nelson is Senior Research Associate, RMIT-AHURI, Australia.Mike Berry, Anitra Nelson, Peter Newman, Paul F. Downton, Dick Copeman, Tim Grant, Alan Pears, Jan Scheurer, Richard Hyde, Richard Moore, Lydia Kavanagh, Melinda Watt, Karen Schianetz, Joe Hurley, David Mercer, Glenn Eales, Nutana Donaldson, James Whelan, Mike Hill, Lorna Pitt, Richard Denniss, Tavis Potts, John Merson, Michael Kachka, Tony Dalton, Geoff Binder, Bill Randolph, Margaret Kam, Peter Graham, Ralph Horne, Wim Hafkamp, Margaret Lee, Sarah Bekessy, Ascelin Gordon, Mark Gibson Ingrid Richardson.

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Author : Dr Anitra Nelson
Publisher : Ashgate Publishing Limited
Data Published : 28 November 2012
ISBN : 1409487644
EAN : 9781409487647
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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