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The Economy of Green Cities


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PART I: Agenda Setting for the Urban Future with a Green Urban Economy 1. Introduction: Agenda Setting for the Urban Future with a Green Urban Economy Monika Zimmermann and Richard Simpson PART II: Setting a Green Economy Agenda for Cities 2. Introduction: Setting a Green Economy Agenda for CitiesRichard Simpson 3. New Urban Spaces: The Emergence of Green Economies Kenneth Odero 4. Environmental Discourse and Economic Growth in the Greening of Post-Industrial CitiesCorina Mckendry 5. Sustainable Urban Transformation and the Green Urban EconomyKes Mccormick, Stefan Anderberg and Lana Neij 6. Green Cities: Benefits of Urban Sustainability Essam Hassan Mohamed Ahmed 7. Working in Green Cities: Improving the Urban Environment While Creating Jobs and Enhancing Working Conditions Edmundo Werna 8. Sustainable Development for Cities and Citizens: Green Housing, Employment and Transport Asif Kabani and Maliha Kabani 9. Cities and the Green Economy Philipp Rode 10. Green Cities Into Practice Vito Albino and Rosa Maria Dangelico 11. Emerging-Market Cities Could Set a New Standard for Sustainable Development Jonathan Woetzel, Shannon Bouton, Molly Lindsay PART III: Joining Forces to Accelerate Action 12. Introduction: Joining Forces to Accelerate ActionPhoebe Stirling 13. Accelerating Green Urban Growth Bernd Hendriksen and Eric Copius Peereboom 14. Linking Green City Politics with Green Business Ulrich Mans and Sara Meerow 15. Policy Instruments for Promoting a Green Urban Economy: The Changing Role of the StateGolam Rasul 16. Local Sustainability: Driving Green Urban Economies Through Public Engagement Rosalie Callway 17. We Know Enough: Achieving Action Through the Convergence of Sustainable Community Development and the Social Economy Sean Connelly, Sean Markey, and Mark Roseland 18. Seven Conditions for Effective Green Governance Rula Taher Qalyoubi PART IV: Strategies and Approaches for Greening Urban Economies 19. Introduction: Strategies and Approaches for Greening Urban EconomiesShay Kelleher 20. The Economics of Low Carbon Cities: Approaches to a City-Scale Mini-Stern Review Andy Gouldson, Niall Kerr, Corrado Topi, Ellie Dawkins, Johan Kuylenstierna and Richard Pearce 21. City Development Strategies and the Transition Towards a Green Urban Economy Le-Yin Zhang 22. Low Carbon Enterprise Zones: Towards a Fossil Fuel Free City Economy Philip Monaghan 23. Green Clusters and the Entrepreneurial Local Government: Portland's Economic Development StrategyArt Von Lehe and Shay Kelleher 24. Green Cities Require Green Housing: Advancing the Economic and Environmental Sustainability of Housing and Slum Upgrading in Cities in Developing Countries Matthew French and Christophe Lalande 25. EcoMobility and its Benefits in an Urban Context Santhosh Kodukula 26. Assessing the Cost of Groundwater Degradation in the Urbanizing Desert Area of Wadi El Natrun Caroline King and Boshra Salem 27. Constructed Wetlands for the Treatment of Domestic Grey Water: An Instrument of the Green Economy to Realize the Millennium Development Goals Gopalsamy Poyyamoli, Golda Edwin and Nandhivarman Muthu 28. Decentralized Composting in Asian Cities: Lessons Learned and Future Potential in Meeting the Green Urban Economy Dickella Premakumara 29. Biodiversity and Culture, Two Key Ingredients for a Truly Green Urban Economy: Learning From Agriculture and Forestry Policies in Kanazawa City, Japan Raquel Moreno-Penaranda 30. An Economic Assessment of the Deforestation of Ghana's Garden City of West Africa Jonathan Quartey 31. Financing a Green Urban Economy: The Potential of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)Maike Sippel and Axel Michaelowa PART V: Experiences and Examples from City Governments 32. Introduction: Experiences and Examples from City GovernmentsSteven Bland 33. Synergies Between Environment and Economy Within a City Administration - Experiences Made by the City of Hannover, Germany Hans Moenninghoff 34. Auckland Council: Creating a Transformational Shift Towards a Sustainable Eco-Economy Paul Chambers and Andrew Walters 35. Sustainable Urban Development Policy in the Region of Flanders Jan De Mulder 36. Greening the Local Economy Through Municipal Sustainable Procurement Policies: Implementation Challenges and Successes in Western Canada Andrew Kemp and Amelia Clarke 37. City of Raleigh Office of Sustainability: Green Building Training Program Lynn Graham, Emily Steele, Anna Leonard, Jen Baker, and Julian Prosser 38. Changing to a Sustainable Socio-Economic System: A Challenge for Kyoto as a Historic City Makoto Ueda Index

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