The Carbon Efficient City

deA-P Hurd, Al HurdPréface deDenis Hayes

3 août 2015|
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The Carbon Efficient City shows how regional economies can be aligned with practices that drive carbon efficiency. It details ten strategies for reducing carbon emissions in our cities: standardized measurement, frameworks that support innovation, regulatory alignment, reducing consumption, reuse and restoration, focus on neighborhoods, providing spaces for nature, use of on-site life cycles for water and energy, coordination of regional transportation, and emphasis on solutions that delight people.

Although climate change is recognized as an urgent concern, local and national governments, nonprofits, and private interests often work at cross purposes in attempting to address it. The Carbon Efficient City''s focus on concrete, achievable measures that can be implemented in a market economy gives it broad appeal to professionals and engaged citizens across the political spectrum.

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A-P Hurd lives in Seattle where she is vice president of a commercial real estate development company and she has worked on a number of public policy initiatives at the state and local level. Her father, Al Hurd , is business strategy consultant in Victoria, BC, and has served as executive director of government services with EDS Canad...
Titre :The Carbon Efficient City
Format :Couverture rigide
Dimensions de l'article :232 pages, 9 X 7 X 0.98 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :232 pages, 9 X 7 X 0.98 po
Publié le :3 août 2015
Publié par :University Of Washington Press
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780295996998

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