Green Cities: Urban Growth and the Environment by Matthew E. Kahn
Brookings Institution Press | September 1, 2006 | English | ISBN: 0815748167 | 169 pages | PDF | 12 MB
What is a green city? What does it mean to say that San Francisco or Vancouver is more "green" than Houston or Beijing? When does urban growth lower environmental quality, and when does it yield environmental gains? How can cities deal with the environmental challenges posed by growth?