Publisher description for Cities and climate change : urban sustainability and global environmental governance / Harriet Bulkeley and Michele M. Betsill.

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This book provides a critical analysis of the role of cities in addressing climate change and the prospects for urban sustainability. It suggests that the formation and implementation of local climate change policy is far from straightforward.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects.
Climatic changes -- Government policy.
Urban ecology.