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De Sousa discusses the evolution of urban greening, how it benefits cities, and the use of brownfields as sites for greening activities.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 35 Issue , Summer 2010, p3-12, il, bibl, f
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The cities of Archdale and Durham were named the inaugural winners of the Susan M. Burgess Sustainability Awards. The award, which was established in 2010, will be an annual award recognizing efforts to lessen the environmental impact of municipal operations and to promote and encourage sustainability throughout the community.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 60 Issue 11, Nov 2010, p1, por
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Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of present generations without prejudicing the ability of future generations to meet their needs. Sustainable development requires consideration of all peoples, present and future, a daunting but ultimate goal for planners.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 20 Issue 1, 1995, p2-4
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Various communities along the coast are looking for new ways to define sustainability for their area. One place community leaders can get together and share their ideas on sustainability is the growth strategies leadership-training course.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Winter 2010, p12, 17, il, por Periodical Website
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25724
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Urban planner Thomas Campanella has documented the urban transformation in China since the early 1990s. Rapid modernization results from the desire for a better quality of life, but has consequences of air pollution, health problems, and exploitation of rural migrants. According to Robin Visser, who studies Chinese culture, there is a growing movement toward sustainable development.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 25 Issue 1, Fall 2008, p34-38, il, por Periodical Website
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UNC faculty and students are collaborating with the Kenan Institute Asia to help with tsunami recovery. Projects involve organizing and training entrepreneurs in sustainable business and agriculture, developing ecotourism, and investigating public health problems.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 24 Issue 1, Fall 2007, p10-17, il, por Periodical Website
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25899
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The Carolina Environmental Program seeks ways to reduce the carbon footprint of people and their communities. According to researchers, the most critical factors to address are atmospheric carbon dioxide levels, other nations imitating our industrial revolution, and global population growth. They suggest redesigning sustainable communities and providing mass transit.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 22 Issue 3, Spring 2006, p9-17, il, por Periodical Website
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According to Carolina researchers and students, sustainable development involves issues that are important to the needs of people today and others in the future. They are conducting research in North Carolina and other countries with the goal to find a balance in social, environmental, and economic stability.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 13 Issue 1, September 1996, p17-20, il, por Periodical Website
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Asheville-Buncombe Tech Community College in Asheville offers a Sustainability Technologies program for students and now has more resources to train students for jobs in alternative energy, construction, and manufacturing industries.
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During the 1960s and 1970s, many in North Carolina and America were a part of the back-to-the-earth movement. The author describes her experience as a middle age adult moving to a commune in the Piedmont area to build a house by hand and live off of the land. She talks of the effect it had on her marriage and how the dream of true self-sufficiency was never reached by anyone in the community. Now, the community is largely changed and the Piedmont’s development has taken a away much of the land the group tried to live with.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 10 Issue 10, March 1992, p10-11 Periodical Website
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Trend-setting consumers are now interested in health and sustainability, and those in the market for North Carolina furniture are no exception. Along with encouragement from the Sustainable Furniture Council, furniture companies in the state are becoming more receptive to sustainability initiatives and environmental consciousness.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 3, Mar 2008, p45-47, por
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This article examines the fiscal implications, such as tax base, land use and public investment, of both high and low-density development patterns. Simmons suggests promoting private investments will drive private investors.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 37 Issue , 2012, p, il
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This article explores how one Charlotte organization is trying to take the politics out of climate change. Envision Charlotte promotes energy conservation and sustainable living without using the term “climate change”. Instead they present economically driven approaches to energy conservation, air quality, water usage and waste disposal that may act as partial solution to climate change without making it the topic of conversation.
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Mother Earth News is a widely read magazine on natural living, organic gardening, solar energy and other sustainable practices. The organization’s managers are developing an “Eco Village” for its headquarters in Hendersonville. The village will feature two solar greenhouses, a farm, camping sites, picnic areas, and nature trails.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 12 Issue 8, Aug 1980, p10, il, por Periodical Website
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The movement encouraging a deeper connection to and respect for nature has generated the combination of agriculture and neighborhoods. The profile agrihood, Olivette, facilitates eco-sensitive practices such as permaculture to protect existing species and promote responsible stewardship of the land.