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  1. Experimenting with Land Value Capture on Western State Trust Land

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    Mayo 2012
    Susan Culp and Dan Hunting

    The use of land value capture to finance investments in state trust land is another potential extension of the concept. Traditionally, state trust land has been leased to private companies and...

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

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    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...

  3. Sea-Level Rise and Coastal Zone Management

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    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...

  4. Changing Land Uses in Forestry and Agriculture Through Payments for Environmental Services

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    Mayo 2011
    Sven Wunder and Jan Börner

    Examining international experiences, Sven Wunder and Jan Börner argue that Payment for Environmental Services (PES) systems have met with some success in both developing and developed countries. They...

  5. Capturing Economic Rents to Pay for Conservation of Sensitive Sites

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2011
    John A. Dixon

    In this paper, John A. Dixon discusses a type of Payment for Environmental Services (PES) system that he calls Direct Rent Capture (DRC). He argues that the reason for the lack of funding to conserve...

  6. The Environment and Global Governance

    Can the Global Community Rise to the Challenge?
    Ponencias
    Mayo 2011
    Uma Lele, Aaron Zazueta, and Benjamin Singer

    In this paper, Uma Lele, Aaron Zazueta, and Benjamin Singer address the nature and magnitude of global environmental challenges and the responses of international environmental and aid agencies. They...

  7. Climate Change and the Management of National and State-Owned Land in the United States

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    Mayo 2011
    Christopher McGrory Klyza

    In this paper, Christopher McGrory Klyza discusses the relationship between the management of federal resource land and climate change. The federal agencies that oversee national land are the Bureau...

  8. Community Land Trusts and Housing Affordability

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    Mayo 2007
    Steven C. Bourassa

    The U.S. government housing programs for assisting low-income families are administered largely at the state and local levels, and they include the Section 8 (Housing Choice Voucher) program, Section...

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