Ecosystems and Human Well-Being
A Framework For Assessment
Earth in Mind
On Education, Environment, and the Human Prospect
The crises we face, noted educator David Orr explains, is one of mind, perception, and values. It is, first and foremost, an educational challenge.
The Option of Urbanism
Investing in a New American Dream
Shows how the American Dream is shifting to include cities as well as suburbs and how the financial and real estate communities need to respond to build communities that are more environmentally, socially, and financially sustainable.
Responding to Peak Oil and Climate Change
Planning for Global Competitiveness
A New Approach for a New Era
Floodplain Management outlines a new paradigm for flood management, one that emphasizes cost-effective, long-term success by integrating physical, chemical, and biological systems with societal capabilities.
Building an Emerald City
A Guide to Creating Green Building Policies and Programs
Modeling the Environment, Second Edition
Principles of Brownfield Regeneration
Cleanup, Design, and Reuse of Derelict Land
The first book to provide an accessible introduction to the design, policy, and technical issues related to redevelopment of "brownfields" – idle property whose development or improvement is impaired by contamination.
The Rising Sea
The authoritative book on sea level rise and its coastal consequences.
Towards 0-Impact Buildings and Built Environments
A compilation of key notes and best papers of the 2010 Sustainable Building Euregional Conference.
The Case for a Carbon Tax
Getting Past Our Hang-Ups to Effective Climate Policy
A clear-eyed, sophisticated analysis of climate-change policy, Hsu weighs the economic, social, administrative, and political merits of a carbon tax to argue it is the most effective policy.
How Regulations Affect Urban Form
City Rules offers a challenge to students and professionals in urban planning, design, and policy to change the rules of city-building, using regulations to reinvigorate, rather than stifle, our communities.
Vital Signs 2012
The Trends that are Shaping Our Future
From obesity to ecosystem services, from grain production to nuclear power, this book offers the sometimes-shocking facts that need to guide our stewardship of the Earth’s resources.
Green Cities of Europe
Global Lessons on Green Urbanism
With Green Cities of Europe, Beatley offers the North American planning community not only a vision of holistic sustainability, but a clear guide to accomplishing it at home.
Stewardship of the Built Environment
Sustainability, Preservation, and Reuse
Stewardship of the Built Environment shows how rehabilitating and reusing existing structures holds untapped potential for achieving sustainable communities.
Planning as if People Matter
Governing for Social Equity
This book goes beyond theory to give real-world examples of how better planning can level inequities.
Transforming Business for Tomorrow's World
To Conserve Unimpaired
The Evolution of the National Park Idea
Vital Signs 2013
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