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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 offers policy recommendations to increase participation in buyout programs and to make them more effective tools for building resilience in coastal communities. Based on a study of...

  2. Conserving State Trust Lands

    Strategies for the Intermountain West
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Marzo 2015
    Susan Culp and Joe Marlow

    This report presents and critiques tools and strategies for conserving western state trust lands with ecological and environmental value. A valuable resource for state trust managers and policy...

  3. Lessons from Sandy

    Federal Policies to Build Climate-Resilient Coastal Regions
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Abril 2014
    Robert Pirani and Laura Tolkoff

    This report, spurred by aftermath of Hurrican Sandy, identifies a set of policies, regulations, and administrative practices that federal agencies can adopt to help coastal metropolitan regions...

  4. 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

    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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. Open Space Conservation

    Investing In Your Community's Economic Health
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Febrero 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
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Junio 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

    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...

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