LibrosMayo 2011Edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Yu-Hung Hong
Developing policies that will keep climate change in check has become a global priority, as increasing greenhouse gas emissions contribute to extreme weather patterns. If these emissions remain...
PonenciasMayo 2011Elisabeth M. Hamin
Another land use planning issue related to climate policy is the potential tradeoffs in land use between adaptation and mitigation. Whereas typical mitigation measures, such as compact city structure...
PonenciasMayo 2011Robert Mendelsohn
In this paper, Robert Mendelsohn discusses land use changes in agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, and recreational activities. Although the precise magnitude of climate change is not known,...
Entradas de blogEnero 2011
Enfoques en políticas de sueloEnero 2011Shlomo Angel, with Jason Parent, Daniel L. Civco, and Alejandro M. Blei
This report—the precursor to Planet of Cities—provides policy makers and planners with a conceptual framework for understanding urban expansion and provides research-based suggestions for...