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This second edition reveals how the resilient city characteristics have been achieved in communities around the globe. The authors offer stories, insights, and inspiration for urban planners, policymakers, and professionals interested in creating more sustainable, equitable, and, eventually, regenerative cities. Most importantly, the book is about overcoming fear and generating hope in our cities. Cities will need to claim a different future that helps us regenerate the whole planet–this is the challenge of resilient cities.

Table of Contents

Frontmatter

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Introduction: Urban Resilience: Cities of Fear and Hope

Peter Newman, Timothy Beatley, Heather Boyer

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Chapter 1. Invest in Renewable and Distributed Energy

Peter Newman, Timothy Beatley, Heather Boyer

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Chapter 2. Create Sustainable Mobility Systems

Peter Newman, Timothy Beatley, Heather Boyer

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Chapter 3. Foster Inclusive and Healthy Cities

Peter Newman, Timothy Beatley, Heather Boyer

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Chapter 4. Shape Disaster Recovery for the Future

Peter Newman, Timothy Beatley, Heather Boyer

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Chapter 5. Build Biophilic Urbanism in the City and Its Bioregion

Peter Newman, Timothy Beatley, Heather Boyer

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Chapter 6. Produce a More Cyclical and Regenerative Metabolism

Peter Newman, Timothy Beatley, Heather Boyer

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Conclusion: Growing Regeneratively

Peter Newman, Timothy Beatley, Heather Boyer

Backmatter

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