Craig Johnson,Noah Toly,Heike Schroeder's The Urban Climate Challenge: Rethinking the Role of Cities PDF

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By Craig Johnson,Noah Toly,Heike Schroeder

Drawing upon numerous empirical and theoretical perspectives, The city weather Challenge provides a hands-on point of view in regards to the political and technical demanding situations now dealing with towns and transnational city networks within the international weather regime. Bringing jointly specialists operating within the fields of world environmental governance, city sustainability and weather swap, this quantity explores the ways that towns, transnational city networks and international coverage associations are repositioning themselves relating to this altering worldwide coverage atmosphere.

Focusing on either Northern and Southern adventure around the globe, 3 questions that experience robust referring to the ways that we comprehend and determine the altering courting among towns and international weather method are tested.

  • How are towns repositioning themselves with regards to the worldwide weather regime?

  • How are towns being repositioned – conceptually and epistemologically?

  • What are the customers for crafting rules that could lessen the city carbon footprint whereas even as construction resilience to destiny weather change?

The city weather Challenge will be of curiosity to students of city weather coverage, worldwide environmental governance and weather swap. it will likely be of curiosity to readers extra typically drawn to the ways that towns are actually addressing the inter-related demanding situations of sustainable city progress and international weather switch.

Chapter nine and bankruptcy eleven of this ebook is freely to be had as a downloadable Open entry PDF at it's been made on hand lower than an artistic Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license.

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