Green metropolis ; what the city can teach the country about true sustainability: what the city can teach the country about true sustainability

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In this remarkable challenge to conventional thinking about the environment, David Owen argues that the greenest community in the United States is not Portland, Oregon, or Snowmass, Colorado, but New York City.
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subject_facet Green technology -- New York (State) -- New York, Human ecology -- New York (State) -- New York, New York (N.Y.) -- Environmental conditions, Social ecology -- New York (State) -- New York, Sustainable architecture -- New York (State) -- New York, Sustainable living -- New York (State) -- New York, Urban ecology (Sociology) -- New York (State) -- New York
title_display Green metropolis ; what the city can teach the country about true sustainability
title_full Green Metropolis What the City Can Teach the Country About True Sustainability, Green metropolis ; what the city can teach the country about true sustainability / David Owen, Green metropolis [electronic resource] : what the city can teach the country about true sustainability / David Owen, Green metropolis [sound recording] : what the city can teach the country about true sustainability / David Owen
title_short Green metropolis ; what the city can teach the country about true sustainability
title_sub what the city can teach the country about true sustainability
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