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  1. Conservation Catalysts

    The Academy as Nature’s Agent
    Libros
    Noviembre 2014
    Edited 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-...

  2. Exploratory Scenario Planning

    Lessons Learned in the Field
    Documentos de trabajo
    Agosto 2014
    Eric 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...

  3. Achieving Lasting Affordability through Inclusionary Housing

    Documentos de trabajo
    Julio 2014
    Robert 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...

  4. Made for Walking

    Davis Square, Somerville
    Videos y multimedia
    Junio 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.

  5. 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...

  6. Arrested Developments

    Combating Zombie Subdivisions and Other Excess Entitlements
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Enero 2014
    Jim 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...

  7. High-Speed Rail

    International Lessons for U.S. Policy Makers
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Septiembre 2011
    Petra Todorovich, Daniel Schned, and Robert Lane

    High-speed rail has been adopted throughout the world, and is now being planned and developed in the United States. Over the past 50 years, U.S. transportation spending has favored the development of...

  8. Preparing for Rising Water Along U.S. Coastlines

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2011
    Bruce Babbitt

    In this paper, Bruce Babbitt argues that the most extensive land use impacts in the United States caused by climate change will occur along coastlines. Rising sea levels are already encroaching on...

  9. Sea-Level Rise and Coastal Zone Management

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2011
    Robert J. Nicholls

    In this paper, Robert J. Nicholls assesses the situation in other parts of the world, arguing that many cities, such as London, New York, Tokyo, Shanghai, and Mumbai, are threatened by sea-level rise...

  10. Alternative Energy Sources and Land Use

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2011
    Clinton J. Andrews, Lisa Dewey-Mattia, Judd M. Schechtman, and Mathias Mayr

    Clinton J. Andrews, Lisa Dewey-Mattia, Judd M. Schechtman, and Mathias Mayr project that, by 2030, the global demand for energy will increase from the 2010 level of about 149,000 terrawatthours per...

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