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Environmental Sustainability in Transatlantic Perspective

A Multidisciplinary Approach

Palgrave Macmillan

Part of the book series: Energy, Climate and the Environment (ECE)

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Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii
  2. Introduction: Environmental Sustainability in Transatlantic and Multidisciplinary Perspective

  3. Broader Contexts of Sustainable Development

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11
    2. New Directions in Green City Building

      • Timothy Beatley
      Pages 46-66
  4. Germany’s Energy Revolution

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 67-67
  5. Transatlantic Cooperation at the Macro and Micro Levels

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 155-155
    2. The Transatlantic Climate Bridge: Challenges and Opportunities

      • Anja Kueppers-McKinnon, Georg Maue, Carmen Krista
      Pages 157-170
    3. Cultivating the Cross-Cultural Engineer: Key Insights

      • Dana Elzey, Kerstin Steitz
      Pages 185-200
    4. Conclusion and Outlook

      • Manuela Achilles, Dana Elzey
      Pages 221-228
  6. Back Matter

    Pages 229-237

About this book

Experts from business, academia, governmental agencies and non-profit think tanks to form a transnational and multi-disciplinary perspectives on the combined challenges of environmental sustainability and energy security in the United States and Germany.

Keywords

  • climate
  • environment
  • globalization
  • Government
  • pollution
  • revolution
  • sustainability
  • sustainable development
  • Environmental Geography

Editors and Affiliations

  • Centre for German Studies, University of Virginia, USA

    Manuela Achilles

  • University of Virginia, USA

    Dana Elzey

About the editors

Manuela Achilles, University of Virginia, USA Timothy Beatley, University of Virginia, USA Peter Debaere, University of Virginia, USA Dana Elzey, University of Virginia, USA Arne Jungjohann, State Ministry of Baden-Württemberg, Germany Carmen Kristan, German Embassy, Washington DC, USA Anja Kueppers-McKinnon, German Embassy, Washington DC, USA Georg Maue, German Embassy, Washington DC, USA Brian Marrs, Yale University, USA Dale Medearis, Northern Virginia Regional Commission, USA Michael Mehling, Ecologic Institute,Washington DC, USA Jorg Sieweke, University of Virginia, USA Kerstin Steitz, University of Virginia, USA Mark White, University of Virginia, USA Eugene Ryang, Waterstreet Studio, Virginia, USA

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eBook USD 84.99
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  • ISBN: 978-1-137-33448-0
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Softcover Book USD 109.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 149.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)