When disaster strikes in cities the effects can be catastrophic compared to other environments. But what factors actually determine the vulnerability or resilience of cities? The Vulnerability of Citiesfills a vital gap in disaster studies by examYear prices in parentheses) Country Cars Buses Mlcycles Freight Total Total Author (percentage of GDP) Europe 17 inc. ... noise and air pollution damage to buildings only Estimate of 7.7 Swiss centimes per vehicle kilometre multiplied by anbsp;...
|Title||:||The True Costs of Road Transport|
|Author||:||David Maddison, Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment|
|Publisher||:||Earthscan - 1996|