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China Low-Carbon Healthy City, Technology Assessment and Practice (Hardcover)

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This book is based on multidisciplinary research focusing on low-carbon healthy city planning, policy and assessment. This includes city-development strategy, energy, environment, healthy, land-use, transportation, infrastructure, information and other related subjects. This book begins with the current status and problems of low-carbon healthy city development in China. It then introduces the global experience of different regions and different policy trends, focusing on individual cases. Finally, the book opens a discussion of Chinese low-carbon healthy city development from planning and design, infrastructure and assessment-system perspectives. It presents a case study including the theory and methodology to support the unit city theory for low-carbon healthy cities. The book lists the ranking of China’s 269 high-level cities, with economic, environmental, resource, construction, transportation and health indexes as an assessment for creating a low-carbon healthy future. The book provides readers with a comprehensive overview of building low-carbon healthy cities in China.
Number of Pages: 216
Genre: Technology, Science
Sub-Genre: Power Resources, Environmental Science, Earth Sciences / Geography
Series Title: Environmental Science and Engineering
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: April 7, 2016
TCIN: 51213636
UPC: 9783662490693
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-8231

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