urban sustainability & resilience

A blog about governance for urban sustainability and resilience

Politicians, be Brave! How to Transition Towards Urban Resilience

In this blog post on the Edward Elgar blog I discuss my latest book Governance for Urban Sustainability and Resilience.

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Cities and other urban environments play a key role in a global response to climate change. Unfortunately, it appears extremely complicated to govern the transition towards urban sustainability and resilience. Dr Jeroen van der Heijden discusses both governance barriers and their solutions, arguing that while there are sufficient traditional and innovative governance tools available to guide a transformation towards urban sustainability and resilience, policy-makers have to be brave and start mandating these.

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This entry was posted on November 6, 2014 by in Uncategorized.
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