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Peter Newman

Peter Newman is the Professor of Sustainability at Curtin University and is on the Board of Infrastructure Australia that is funding infrastructure for the long term sustainability of Australian cities. For 30 years since he attended Stanford University during the first oil crisis he has been warning cities about preparing for peak oil. Peter’s book with Jeff Kenworthy Sustainability and Cities: Overcoming Automobile Dependence was launched in the White House in 1999. He was a Councillor in the City of Fremantle from 1976-80 where he still lives.

Other Books by this Author

  • Resilient Cities: Responding to Peak Oil and Climate Change
  • Green Urbanism Down Under
  • Sustainability and Cities: Overcoming Automobile Dependence

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