The first half of this book discusses the century-long struggle by cities to gain autonomy and authority from state governments and create their own planning and service delivery capacities. The second part describes the first urban-based localization movements. Given the relevance of the book to current localist efforts, we’ve written a new foreword that traces the local energy initiatives after the 75 percent plunge in oil prices after 1982 and the coming to power of a new administration hostile to renewable energy.
Self-Reliant Cities – Energy and the Transformation of Urban America
Date: 17 Apr 1982 | posted in: Energy, From the Desk of David Morris, The Public Good | 0