The Academy as Nature’s AgentLibrosNoviembre 2014Edited by James N. Levitt with a foreword by Stephen Woodley
Twenty-first-century conservationists are contending with biodiversity loss on an unprecedented scale, compounded by the interrelated threat of climate change. These global challenges call for first-...
Lessons Learned in the FieldDocumentos de trabajoAgosto 2014Eric J. Roberts
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, the Sonoran Institute, and the Consensus Building Institute jointly researched several exploratory scenario planning processes to identify and compile lessons...
Documentos de trabajoJulio 2014Robert Hickey, Lisa Sturtevant, and Emily Thaden
Inclusionary housing policies are local land use policies that link approvals for market-rate housing to the creation of affordable homes for low- and moderate-income households. The primary goals of...
Davis Square, SomervilleVideos y multimediaJunio 2014
Julie Campoli, author of Made for Walking: Density and Neighborhood Form, shows how Davis Square in Somerville, Mass. has all the essential ingredients of a well-designed, walkable neighborhoods.
Federal Policies to Build Climate-Resilient Coastal RegionsEnfoques en políticas de sueloAbril 2014Robert 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...
Combating Zombie Subdivisions and Other Excess EntitlementsEnfoques en políticas de sueloEnero 2014Jim Holway, Don Elliott, and Anna Trentadue
In the U.S. Intermountain West, the real estate boom and bust of the 2000s left many residential development projects incomplete. Across many of the region’s counties, the rate of vacant...
Enfoques en políticas de sueloAgosto 2009Patrick 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...
People, Nature, and RegionsLibrosAgosto 2009Matthew J. McKinney and Shawn Johnson
This work on regional collaboration grows out of what has itself become a long-standing collaboration between the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and the University of Montana Public Policy Research...
State and Local Policy OutcomesEnfoques en políticas de sueloJunio 2009Gregory K. Ingram and Yu-Hung Hong
As smart growth programs in some states approach their fourth decade, new climate change concerns have raised the stakes on their success in managing urban development. This is an opportune time to...
Enfoques en políticas de sueloJunio 2009Yesim Sungu-Eryilmaz
Once considered enclaves of intellectual pursuit, institutions of higher education now play a much broader role in their neighborhoods and cities. The character of communities near expanding...