What are eco-cities?

Title
What are eco-cities?

Author
Dickmann, Nancy author.

ISBN
9780778750338
 
9780778750376

Physical Description
32 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.

Series
Putting the planet first.

Contents
What is an eco-city? -- Eco-cities and ecosystems -- Zero-carbon living -- Going renewable -- Urban design -- Public transport -- Eco-housing -- Public buildings -- Waste management -- Saving water -- Green spaces -- Local food -- Cities of the future.

Reading Level
950 L Lexile

Subject Term
Environmentalism.
 
Sustainable urban development.
 
Urban ecology (Sociology)

Summary
"From urban design that suits the local landscape to zero-carbon living, this fascinating book looks at how cities around the world are adapting to environmental change. Readers are presented with real-life, eco-city solutions to issues such as water use in times of drought, and why green spaces matter."--Provided by publisher.


LibraryCall NumberStatus
Bayport Public LibraryJ 307.1 DICNonfiction Collection
Stillwater Public LibraryJ 307.1 DICNonfiction Collection