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Book review: eco-cities and the transition to low carbon economies

Karvonen, Andrew (2015) Book review: eco-cities and the transition to low carbon economies. LSE Review of Books (17 Aug 2015). Website.

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Eco-cities have emerged as a response to the ‘Age of Crisis’ that author Federico Caprotti argues we are living in via his book Eco-Cities and the Transition to Low Carbon Economies. Through a study of two well-known projects, Tianjin Eco-City in China and Masdar City in Abu Dhabi, Caprotti explores the upside of this new urban design, writes Andrew Karvonen, but also finds the normative vision of eco-cities promoted by the scientific and technical elites to be severely limited.

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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2017 14:46
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2021 23:20

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