1. The World Commission on Environment and Development, Our Common Future (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987), p. 43.
2. Institute for Sustainable Communities, Values Statement. Montpelier, VT.
3. Robert D. Putnam, "Bowling Alone: America' s Declining Social Capital," Journal of Democracy, no. 1 (January 1995): 65-78.
4. U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Annual Energy Outlook 1997 (Washington, D.C., 1997), p. 112.
5. Alice Hubbard and Clay Fong, Community Energy Workbook: A Guide to Building a Sustainable Economy (Rocky Mountain Institute, 1995), p.5.
6. U.S. Department of Commerce, Economics and Statistical Administration, "U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services," Commerce News (Washington, D.C., 1996).
7. U.S. Department of Energy, Sustainable Energy Strategy, National Energy Policy Plan (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1995), pp. 20, 27-28.
8. John Pierson, "If Sun Shines In, Workers Work Better, Buyers Buy More," Wall Street Journal, November 20, 1995; and Joseph J. Romm and William D. Browning, Greening the Building and the Bottom Line (Snowmass, Colo.: Rocky Mountain Institute, 1994).
9. James Howard Kunstler, The Geography of Nowhere (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993).
10. American Farmland Trust, American Farmland (Washington, D.C., 1995), p.3.
11. California Resources Agency, Bank of America, Greenbelt Alliance, Low Income Housing Fund, Beyond Sprawl: New Patterns of Growth to Fit the New California (San Francisco, CA, 1995), p. 4.
12. Surface Transportation Policy Project, Getting A Fair Share (Washington, D.C., July 1996), p.6.
13. Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr., and Theodora Kimball, eds., Forty Years of Landscape Architecture: Central Park (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1973), p. 45. The passage is from a report Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr., submitted to the Department of Public Parks in 1872.
14. Robert W. Burchell et al, Impact Assessment of the New Jersey Interim State Development and Redevelopment plan. Report III: Supplemental AIPlan Assessment (Rutgers University, Center for Urban Policy Research for the New Jersey Office of State Planning, April 30, 1992).
15. Ohio Housing Research Network, The IRS Homeseller Capital Gain Provision: Contributions to Urban Decline (Ohio, 1994), p. 2.
16. NYC recycling U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Manufacturing from Recyclables: 24 Case Studies of Successful Recycling Enterprises (Washington, D.C., 1995).
17. The Trust for Public Land, Healing America' s Cities: Why We Must Invest in Urban Parks (San Francisco, 1994).
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