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...
International Lessons for U.S. Policy MakersEnfoques en políticas de sueloSeptiembre 2011Petra 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...
PonenciasMayo 2011Bruce 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...
PonenciasMayo 2011Robert 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...
PonenciasMayo 2011Clinton 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...