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Phinney resident co-authors new book “The Carbon Efficient City”

Phinney Ridge resident A-P Hurd has co-authored a new book about sustainability and the economy called “The Carbon Efficient City.” Her co-author is her father, Al Hurd. It is published by University of Washington Press.

The book discusses how to get more investment flowing to sustainable programs to solve the problem of greenhouse gas emissions without hurting the economy.

A-P Hurd is a vice-president at Touchstone, a commercial real estate developer in Seattle, and a Fellow in the College of Built Environments at the UW, where she teaches development economics.

She will be at Santoro’s Books, 7405 Greenwood Ave. N., from 6-8 p.m. next Thursday, Sept. 27, for an informal book launch party.