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Repowering Cities: Governing Climate Change Mitigation in New York City, Los Angeles, and Toronto

Sara Hughes

Abstract

City governments are rapidly becoming society's problem solvers. As this book shows, nowhere is this more evident than in New York City, Los Angeles, and Toronto, where the cities' governments are taking on the challenge of addressing climate change. This book focuses on the specific issue of reducing urban greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and develops a new framework for distinguishing analytically and empirically the policy agendas city governments develop for reducing GHG emissions, the governing strategies they use to implement these agendas, and the direct and catalytic means by which they ... More

Keywords: city governments, New York City, Los Angeles, Toronto, climate change, urban greenhouse gas, greenhouse gas emissions, urban climate policy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781501740411
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501740411.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sara Hughes, author
University of Michigan