Boston Mayor Marty Walsh On the Urgency of Climate ActionRevista Land LinesNoviembre 2019By Anthony Flint, November 8, 2019
Boston native and two-term Mayor Martin J. Walsh has become a leader on climate action, from retrofitting city buildings to raising parks and roads. He spoke with Senior Fellow Anthony Flint about...
Episode 6: The (Late) Great Climate Change MobilizationRevista Land LinesOctubre 2019By Anthony Flint, October 25, 2019
Climate change can seem like an insurmountable challenge. But many tools and policies to decarbonize the economy and build resilience are readily available, says Billy Fleming, director of The McHarg...
Revista Land LinesOctubre 2019Edited by Katharine Wroth
In this issue, we report on an educational experiment taking root in Detroit, explore the role libraries can play in addressing affordable housing, and reveal the surprising role of games in the...
Design with Nature Now Amplifies Ian McHarg's Manifesto on Ecological Planning and Land UseRevista Land LinesOctubre 2019By Katharine Wroth, October 15, 2019
With climate change posing imminent risks that range from rising seas to more extreme weather events, cities must work with ecology rather than against it to develop sustainably, according to the new...
Hammering Out a Future for Water Users in the U.S. WestRevista Land LinesSeptiembre 2019By Matt Jenkins, September 17, 2019
Earlier this year, seven U.S. states and Mexico reached an agreement about how to share the increasingly scarce water of the Colorado River. But the new agreement lasts only a few years, so...
On Leading a Post-Industrial City in a Post-National WorldRevista Land LinesSeptiembre 2019By Anthony Flint, September 12, 2019
Marvin Rees was born in Bristol, U.K., and grew up in the city’s public housing. From there, he went on to study economic history and politics at Swansea University, then global development at...
Seattle Utility, Housing Groups Launch Bold Experiment in Climate EquityRevista Land LinesAgosto 2019By Emma Zehner, August 20, 2019
In the next decade, Seattle Public Utilities will invest $100 million in stormwater management and water quality infrastructure in one of the city’s only remaining affordable neighborhoods. A...
Learning From China's Explosive Urban GrowthRevista Land LinesAgosto 2019By Katharine Wroth, August 19, 2019
Over the past four decades, more than 500 million people have moved from rural China to the nation’s cities, leading to rapid and often uncoordinated urbanization. A recent conference in...
Vermont Attempts a Kinder, Gentler TIF—But Will it Work?Revista Land LinesAgosto 2019By Will Jason, August 20, 2019
Vermont has enacted some of the nation’s tightest restrictions on tax increment financing, a common economic development tool with a less-than-stellar track record. Can these guardrails make TIF work?
Restituir a la naturaleza a su debido lugarRevista Land LinesJulio 2019
“El hombre es una epidemia, destruye el medioambiente del que depende y sentencia su propia extinción”. Al dirigirse a una multitud de 30.000 personas en el parque Fairmount, de Filadelfia, durante...