The Paradox of Urban Environmentalism: Problem and Possibility1

@article{Sheppard2006ThePO,
  title={The Paradox of Urban Environmentalism: Problem and Possibility1},
  author={J. Sheppard},
  journal={Ethics, Place & Environment},
  year={2006},
  volume={9},
  pages={299 - 315}
}
  • J. Sheppard
  • Published 2006
  • Geography
  • Ethics, Place & Environment
Over half of the world's population (3 billon people) now lives in urban environments. The combination of people, industry, and commerce enmeshed in environments over-determined by plans, designs, and configurations that continue to emphasize ease, efficiency, and spatial sprawl over ecological constraints and sustainability help to make urban environments the primary contributors to multiple types of ecological degradation. With this in mind, urban environments demand greater sustained… Expand
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