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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. Conserving State Trust Lands

    Strategies for the Intermountain West
    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Março 2015
    Susan Culp and Joe Marlow

    States are obligated to generate income from state trust lands to fund public institutions, through mining, grazing, agriculture, or logging. However, this report—a product of Western Lands and...

  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. Making Room for a Planet of Cities

    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Janeiro 2011
    Shlomo Angel, with Jason Parent, Daniel L. Civco, and Alejandro M. Blei

    In a rapidly urbanizing world—over half the world’s population lives in urban areas, including many millions in informal settlements—the large cities of the developing world in...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. Open Space Conservation

    Investing In Your Community's Economic Health
    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Fevereiro 1998
    John Tibbetts

    This report describes several techniques of delineating the economic value of open space, explaining their strengths and limitations. The report also analyzes the effectiveness, practicality, and...

  9. On Borrowed Land

    Public Policies for Floodplains
    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Junho 1996
    Scott Faber

    Flooding is a natural hydrologic occurrence, but flood-related damage to property and the risks to human life are exacerbated by urban growth and other intensive development in floodplains. The...

  10. Managing Land as Ecosystem and Economy

    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Novembro 1995
    Edited by Alice E. Ingerson

    Environmentalists and resource users have banded together behind the common goal, or at least the common slogan, of “sustainable development.” What are the economic, political, and social...

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