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ecological footprints


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  • n. Plural form of ecological footprint.


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  • Per capita carbon dioxide emissions in American cities are estimated to be twice as high as in Europe, and the so-called ecological footprints of American cities—the land area beyond the city proper that is required for food production, energy and resources supply, and waste assimilation—are correspondingly large.7 “The low-density auto-dependent American landscape makes sustainable living—such as walking, bicycling, or public transport—difficult,” writes Timothy Beatley, an urban-planning professor at the University of Virginia and the author of Green Urbanism.

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