Mitigating Climate Change

The Emerging Face of Modern Cities

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ISBN: 978-3-642-37029-8 (Print) 978-3-642-37030-4 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

  2. Urban Policies and Practices

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-23

      Is Smart Growth Really So Smart?

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      Pages 25-43

      Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as a Tool in Reducing a Community’s Ecological Footprint

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      Pages 45-57

      Resource-Centered Cities and the Opportunity of Shrinkage

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      Pages 59-71

      Understanding Local Government Resilience: A Case Study on how the Local Government of Marikina City Reacted to the Flood in September 2009

  3. Urban Transportation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 73-73

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      Pages 75-91

      Urban Public Transportation System in the Context of Climate Change Mitigation: Emerging Issues and Research Needs in India

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      Pages 93-109

      Emissions Models as a Design Tool for Urban Transportation Planners

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      Pages 111-131

      Mobility and Mitigating Climate Change in Urban Centers: Open Innovation and Pricing as Key Elements for Customer-Focused Strategies and Measures

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      Pages 133-147

      An Approach to Tackle Urban Congestion and Vehicle Emission by Manipulating Transport Operations and Vehicle Mix

  4. Urban Remodelling

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 149-149

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      Pages 151-182

      Climate Change and Cities: Mitigation Through the Effective Management of Waste

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      Pages 183-206

      Multiplier Effect: High Performance Construction Assemblies and Urban Density in US Housing

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      Pages 207-221

      Climate Change Impacts on Housing Energy Consumption and its Adaptation Pathways

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      Pages 223-245

      European Citizens, Carbon Footprints and Their Determinants—Lifestyles and Urban Form

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      Pages 247-257

      Assessment of Urban Heat Island and Mitigation by Urban Green Coverage

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      Pages 259-275

      Urban Climate Change Mitigation in Mexico City: Innovative Solutions in Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 277-281