By Jeroen van der Heijden

construction on targeted info, this publication analyses the efficacy of a well known weather switch mitigation procedure: voluntary courses for sustainable structures and towns. It evaluates the functionality of thirty-five voluntary courses from the worldwide north and south, together with certification courses, wisdom networks, and novel different types of financing. the writer examines them during the lens of membership concept, city transformation thought, and diffusion of options concept. utilizing qualitative comparative research (QCA) the e-book issues out the possibilities and constraints of voluntary courses for decarbonising the equipped surroundings, and argues for a metamorphosis in their use in weather switch mitigation. The e-book will entice readers drawn to sustainable urban making plans, weather swap mitigation, and voluntarism instead governance mechanism for reaching socially and environmentally fascinating results. The large variety of situations from the worldwide north and south generate new insights, and gives sensible directions for designing powerful programs.

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