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  1. Climate Change and Land Policies

    Libros
    Mayo 2011
    Edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Yu-Hung Hong

    Developing policies that will keep climate change in check has become a global priority, as increasing greenhouse gas emissions contribute to extreme weather patterns. If these emissions remain...

  2. Integrating Adaptation and Mitigation in Local Climate Change Planning

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2011
    Elisabeth M. Hamin

    Another land use planning issue related to climate policy is the potential tradeoffs in land use between adaptation and mitigation. Whereas typical mitigation measures, such as compact city structure...

  3. The Impact of Climate Change on Land

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2011
    Robert Mendelsohn

    In this paper, Robert Mendelsohn discusses land use changes in agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, and recreational activities. Although the precise magnitude of climate change is not known,...

  4. Making Room for a Planet of Cities

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Enero 2011
    Shlomo Angel, with Jason Parent, Daniel L. Civco, and Alejandro M. Blei

    This report—the precursor to Planet of Cities—provides policy makers and planners with a conceptual framework for understanding urban expansion and provides research-based suggestions for...

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