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The Routledge Handbook of Urbanization and Global Environmental Change

Edited by: Karen C. Seto , William D. Solecki , Corrie A. Griffith

Print publication date:  December  2015
Online publication date:  December  2015

Print ISBN: 9780415732260
eBook ISBN: 9781315849256
Adobe ISBN: 9781317909323

10.4324/9781315849256
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This volume provides a comprehensive overview of the interactions and feedbacks between urbanization and global environmental change. A key focus is the examination of how urbanization influences global environmental change, and how global environmental change in turn influences urbanization processes.  It has four thematic foci: Theme 1 addresses the pathways through which urbanization drives global environmental change. Theme 2 addresses the pathways through which global environmental change affects the urban system. Theme 3 addresses the interactions and responses within the urban system in response to global environmental change. Theme 4 centers on critical emerging research.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Urbanization, economic growth and sustainability Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Urbanization, food consumption and the environment Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Urbanization and impacts on agricultural land in China Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Urban land use in the global context Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Contemporary urbanization in India Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Resource use for the construction and operation of built environments Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Harnessing urban water demand Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Urbanization, energy use and greenhouse gas emissions Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Suburban landscapes and lifestyles, globalization and exporting the american dream Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Urbanization, habitat loss and biodiversity decline Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Urban precipitation Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Effects of urbanization on local and regional climate Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Urban nutrient cycling Download PDF
Chapter  14:  A broader framing of ecosystem services in cities Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Urbanization, vulnerability and risk Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Extreme events and their impacts on urban areas Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Water supply and urban water availability Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Urban water quality Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Urban greening, human health and well-being Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Food price volatility and urban food insecurity Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Urbanization and global environmental change Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Environmental justice and transitions to a sustainable urban future Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Global patterns of adaptation planning Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Adaptation to climate change in rapidly growing cities Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Spatial planning Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Climate change mitigation in high-income cities Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Climate change mitigation in medium-sized, low-income cities Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Urban and peri-urban agriculture Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Integrating biodiversity and ecosystem services into urban planning and conservation Download PDF
Chapter  30:  The potential of the green economy and urban greening for addressing urban environmental change Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Positive externalities in the urban boundary Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Resilient urban infrastructure for adapting to extreme environmental disruptions Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Soft and hard infrastructure co-production and lock-in Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Adaptation, transformation and transition Download PDF
Chapter  35:  City action for global environmental change Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Climate change mitigation in rapidly developing cities Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Conclusion Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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