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  1. Buy-In for Buyouts

    The Case for Managed Retreat from Flood Zones
    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Setembro 2016
    Robert Freudenberg, Ellis Calvin, Laura Tolkoff, and Dare Brawley

    This report presents an in-depth study of buyouts in the New York metropolitan region following Hurricanes Irene and Sandy as a tool for adaptation against flooding. It provides an overview of...

  2. After Great Disasters

    How Six Countries Managed Community Recovery
    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Julho 2016
    Laurie A. Johnson and Robert B. Olshansky

    The aftermath of great natural disasters and the management of the recovery process have an enormous effect on the lives of citizens and can change the future of a city or region forever. This report...

  3. Lessons from Sandy

    Federal Policies to Build Climate-Resilient Coastal Regions
    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Abril 2014
    Robert Pirani and Laura Tolkoff

    When Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012, it brought much of the New York–New Jersey–Connecticut metropolitan area to a standstill. It flooded key arteries in and out of New...

  4. Large Landscape Conservation

    A Strategic Framework for Policy and Action
    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Maio 2010
    Matthew McKinney, Lynn Scarlett, and Daniel Kemmis

    The most important land and water conservation issues facing North America—including land use patterns, sustainable water management, biodiversity protection, and adaptation to climate change...

  5. Planning for Climate Change in the West

    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Janeiro 2010
    Rebecca Carter and Susan Culp

    Planning for Climate Change in the West offers regional planners techniques for addressing climate change concerns while they focus on issues affecting regional growth. A warmer and dryer climate in...

  6. Urban Planning Tools for Climate Change Mitigation

    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Agosto 2009
    Patrick M. Condon, Duncan Cavens, and Nicole Miller

    Land use patterns and urban form can strongly impact an urban community’s contribution to global climate change through the production of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). Key contributors to a city’s...

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