The Greenness of Cities: Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Urban Development

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Edward L. Glaeser ; Matthew E. Kahn (2008)
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Carbon dioxide emissions may create significant social harm because of global warming, yet American urban development tends to be in low density areas with very hot summers. In this paper, we attempt to quantify the carbon dioxide emissions associated with new construct... View more
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