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Getting Serious about Urban Sustainability : Eco-Footprints and the Vulnerability of 21 st Century Cities

@inproceedings{Rees2011GettingSA,
  title={Getting Serious about Urban Sustainability : Eco-Footprints and the Vulnerability of 21 st Century Cities},
  author={W. Rees},
  year={2011}
}
  • W. Rees
  • Published 2011
  • Introduction: Framing the Analysis This chapter is concerned with the long-term sustainability of cities. My starting premise is that because of accelerating global ecological change, cities everywhere are facing unprecedented challenges to their functional integrity and even survival. Unprecedented challenges require unprecedented solutions. In keeping with this reality, I depart from most urban scholarship which assumes a humanities and social science perspective. Instead, I approach ̳the… CONTINUE READING

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