Human Geography

New PDF release: Innovations in Urban Climate Governance: Voluntary Programs

By Jeroen van der Heijden

ISBN-10: 1108415369

ISBN-13: 9781108415361

construction on distinctive info, this ebook analyses the efficacy of a well known weather swap mitigation process: voluntary courses for sustainable constructions and towns. It evaluates the functionality of thirty-five voluntary courses from the worldwide north and south, together with certification courses, wisdom networks, and novel different types of financing. the writer examines them in the course of the lens of membership concept, city transformation idea, and diffusion of options idea. utilizing qualitative comparative research (QCA) the booklet issues out the possibilities and constraints of voluntary courses for decarbonising the equipped setting, and argues for a metamorphosis in their use in weather switch mitigation. The e-book will entice readers attracted to sustainable urban making plans, weather swap mitigation, and voluntarism instead governance mechanism for reaching socially and environmentally fascinating results. The broad range of circumstances from the worldwide north and south generate new insights, and provides functional guidance for designing powerful programs.

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