Managing Environment and Cities for Sustainable Development

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Title:Managing Environment and Cities for Sustainable Development

ISBN:9937230346

Author:Jibgar Joshi

Publisher:Mrs Lajmina Joshi

Publish Year:2011

Edition:First Edition

Cover:Paper Back

Subject:Environment / Gardening | Anthropology/ Sociology | Science | Nepal Non-Fiction | Development

Language:English

Remarks:contains bibliography and acronyms

Pages:199

Size:146 x 219 mm

Weight(gms):250

Price:USD 5.65

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  • The global economy defines the way we manage our cities. At the same time, the way we manage our cities has immense impact on the global environment, not to speak of climate change. This book is an attempt to show how cities and environment should be managed for sustainable development. It works on their integration. It is a comprehensive work on environment and cities. It explores the changing perspective on environment. Human activities take place mostly in cities; and affect the environment. The book views environment as an integral part of human life and happiness. It deals with different aspects of urban environmental management; and shows how urban environment can be improved with a view to meeting the goals of sustainable development. One of its chapter deals with climate change and cities. It provides a framework for environmental governance at different levels. It shows ways and means of building capacity in developing countries. It deals with strategies to manage environment as well as cities, and try to link them together for sustainable development. It tries to give a framework for an integrated action on environment and cities.

    Jibgar Joshi

    He is an environmentalist and a planner. He has published book such as Housing and urban development in Nepal, Regional Strategies for Sustainable Development in Nepal, Planning Approaches in Nepal, Regional Planning and Development, Housing and Urban Development in Nepal: analysis and design of participatory and development process, Planning for Sustainable Development: urban management in Nepal and South Asia, Housing and Urban Development in Nepal, Regional Strategy for Development: A Case Study of Nepal
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