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
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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
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Green metropolis ; what the city can teach the country about true sustainability / David Owen
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