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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Woodrow W. Clark II, Russell Vare
    Pages 1-11
  3. Christine S.E. Magar
    Pages 57-75
  4. Jatan Dugar, Phil Ting, Johanna Partin
    Pages 95-107
  5. Thomas Jensen, David Schoenberg
    Pages 125-134
  6. Claire Bonham-Carter
    Pages 135-153
  7. Henrik Lund, Poul Alberg Østergaard
    Pages 155-168
  8. Natalija Lepkova
    Pages 193-214
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 263-314

About this book

Introduction

Written as a professional reference book and a case textbook for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of disciplines, Sustainable Communities contains detailed case studies of communities in U.S.A., Europe, and Asia that have become sustainable. In most cases, these communities are either off the central power grid or will be by 2010, and are examples of what regions, cities, towns, and communities—such as colleges, businesses and shopping malls—can do to become sustainable.

The book provides a vast amount of materials and data including design, and the legal, economic, and technologic aspects of how environments become sustainable. It provides the general public with a multi-disciplinary perspective and understanding of sustainable development from actual cases, along with some well-established resources and tools.

With the international variety of detailed cases and specific analysis of practical sustainability approaches, Sustainable Communities provides guidance and inspiration for everyone from students and academics to policy makers and economists.

About the Author:

Woodrow W. Clark II, MA3, Ph.D is a Qualitative Economist and co-winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on the UN Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change. He is the founder of Clark Strategic Partners, a consulting firm in Los Angeles that focuses on renewable energy and technologies along with a team of experts in public policy, accounting, economics, law, and construction. Dr. Clark was also a Visiting Professor of Sustainable Development at the University of California, Los Angeles and Riverside.

Keywords

Marketing Wind carbon footprint climate change conservation development ecological design energy environment recycling renewable energy solar energy

Editors and affiliations

  • Woodrow W. Clark
    • 1
  1. 1.Clark Strategic PartnersBeverly HillsU.S.A.

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