Corpus ID: 129475306

Growing Cooler: The Evidence on Urban Development and Climate Change

@inproceedings{Ewing2008GrowingCT,
  title={Growing Cooler: The Evidence on Urban Development and Climate Change},
  author={R. Ewing and K. Bartholomew and S. Winkelman and J. Walters and D. Chen},
  year={2008}
}
This book describes how specific modifications in patterns of land development could help reduce greenhouse exhaust gases from vehicles. The book is based on a thorough review of dozens of studies by leading researchers in urban planning. It finds that urban development is both a major contributor to climate change and an essential factor in conquering it. The authors argue the premise that one of the best methods of reducing vehicle travel is development that is compact and condensed in nature… Expand

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