Green Metropolis: Why Living Smaller, Living Closer, and Driving Less Are the Keys to Sustainability

Green Metropolis: Why Living Smaller, Living Closer, and Driving Less Are the Keys to Sustainability

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Most Americans think of cities as ecological nightmares - wastelands of concrete, garbage, diesel fumes and traffic jams - but residents of urban cores actually consume less oil, electricity, and water than hybrid-driving Vermonters do, and they have smaller carbon footprints. Essentially, they're forced to. In this remarkable challenge to conventional thinking about the environment, David Owen offers an invaluable environmental template for a global population that is growing as natural resources shrink. Green Metropolis will change the way people think about the environment.
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ISBN: 9781594484841

Published Date: November 2, 2010

Publisher: Riverhead Books

Language: English

Page Count: 357

Size: 8.29" l x 5.53" w x 1.04" h

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Business

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Economics