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The Carbon Efficient City
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The Carbon Efficient City shows how regional economies can be aligned with practices that drive carbon efficiency. It details ten strategies for reducing carbon emissions in our cities: standardized measurement, frameworks that support innovation, regulatory alignment, reducing consumption, reuse and restoration, focus on neighborhoods, providing spaces for nature, use of on-site life cycles for water and energy, coordination of regional transportation, and emphasis on solutions that delight people.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xv-xvii
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 3-12
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  1. 1. Measure for Measure
  2. pp. 13-24
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  1. 2. The Invisible Hand
  2. pp. 25-40
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  1. 3. Regulatory Roadblocks
  2. pp. 41-52
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  1. 4. Reduce
  2. pp. 53-63
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  1. 5. Built to Last
  2. pp. 64-78
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  1. 6. Great Neighborhoods
  2. pp. 79-93
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  1. 7. Spaces for Nature
  2. pp. 94-104
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  1. 8. On-Site Life Cycles
  2. pp. 105-116
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  1. 9. Regional Transportation
  2. pp. 117-135
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  1. 10. Delight
  2. pp. 136-150
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  1. 11. Making a Dent
  2. pp. 151-153
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 155-168
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 169-173
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 175-186
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