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Art, Critique, and Climate Change

Larissa Hjorth, Sarah Pink, Kristen Sharp, and Linda Williams

in Screen Ecologies: Art, Media, and the Environment in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034562
eISBN:
9780262334013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034562.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Chapter 6 examines how contemporary cultural and local debates have engaged in effective environmental critique. It focuses in the strengths and limitations of art and social media as an effective ... More


Exporting the Spaceship: The Connected Isolation of Masdar City

Gökçe Günel

in The New Arab Urban: Gulf Cities of Wealth, Ambition, and Distress

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479880010
eISBN:
9781479898855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880010.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

With an aim for ‘zero-carbon’ output, the Masdar City project aims to create a new mode of urbanization in a region otherwise massively contributing to carbon-rich environmental disaster. Involving ... More


“Two Days to Shape the Future”: A Saudi Arabian Node in the Transnational Circulation of Ideas about New Cities

Sarah Moser

in The New Arab Urban: Gulf Cities of Wealth, Ambition, and Distress

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479880010
eISBN:
9781479898855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880010.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The hyper-elite events, “Cityquest KAEC Forum,” are held yearly in Saudi Arabia. Cityquest takes lessons from development initiatives in the Gulf, combining them with others, to foster optimum ... More


City Pathways to the Bio-Digital Energy Paradigm

Peter Drahos

in Survival Governance: Energy and Climate in the Chinese Century

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197534755
eISBN:
9780197534786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197534755.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

New cities might be the levers of change that China can pull to switch from an industrializing carbon economy at destructive odds with nature to a postcircular economy in which the sustainability and ... More


Urban Sustainability, Eco-Cities, and Transition Towns: Resilience Planning as Apolitical Politics

Frank Fischer

in Climate Crisis and the Democratic Prospect: Participatory Governance in Sustainable Communities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199594917
eISBN:
9780191842108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199594917.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

After having explored various locally oriented projects in participatory governance that present practical alternatives to the theory of deliberative democracy, this chapter examines the democratic ... More


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