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  1. Buy-In for Buyouts

    The Case for Managed Retreat from Flood Zones
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Septiembre 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. Lessons from Sandy

    Federal Policies to Build Climate-Resilient Coastal Regions
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    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...

  3. Making Room for a Planet of Cities

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Enero 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...

  4. Large Landscape Conservation

    A Strategic Framework for Policy and Action
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Mayo 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

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Enero 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

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    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...

  7. Managing Land as Ecosystem and Economy

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Noviembre 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...

  8. Reinventing Development Regulations

    Libros
    Octubre 2017
    Jonathan Barnett and Brian W. Blaesser

    In this practical guide, two well-known experts argue that municipal leaders can dramatically improve the quality of life in their communities by adjusting local land use regulations. Development...

  9. Nature and Cities

    The Ecological Imperative in Urban Design and Planning
    Libros
    Noviembre 2016
    Edited by Frederick R. Steiner, George F. Thompson and Armando Carbonell

    Note: If you are ordering multiple copies of this book, please contact our warehouse by email at lincolnorders@pssc.com or by phone at 877-526-3257 for a shipping quote. Named one of the American...

  10. Land and the City

    Libros
    Enero 2016
    Edited by George W. McCarthy, Gregory K. Ingram, and Samuel A. Moody

    This book from the Lincoln Institute's 2014 Land Policy Conference examines issues of land use policies and their impact on sustainable urbanization. By 1960, one-third of the world’s...

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