Chapter 3. Sustainability: Background

  1. Dennis Rodwell

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470759547.ch3

Conservation and Sustainability in Historic Cities

Conservation and Sustainability in Historic Cities

How to Cite

Rodwell, D. (2007) Sustainability: Background, in Conservation and Sustainability in Historic Cities, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470759547.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 APR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405126564

Online ISBN: 9780470759547

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Keywords:

  • sustainability;
  • evolution;
  • reactions;
  • resources;
  • deforestation

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Sustainability: beginnings and evolution

  • Loss of habitat, animal species and biodiversity: raising the profile

  • Urban pollution

  • Key United Nations initiatives in the field of sustainability

  • The language of sustainability

  • Relevance to historic cities

  • Urban conservation: strategic beginnings at the metropolitan scale

  • Chapter 3: digest