Off the Shelf: Timothy Beatley

March 24, 2009 — Timothy Beatley, Teresa Heinz Professor of Sustainable Communities in the Department of Urban and Environmental Planning, School of Architecture; Peter Newman, professor of sustainability at Curtin University, Australia, "Green Urbanism Down Under: Learning from Sustainable Communities in Australia." Island Press.

Australia is similar to the United States in many ways, especially in its energy footprint. This book reports on the current state of sustainability practice in Australia and the lessons U.S. residents can learn from the best Australian programs and initiatives.