President’s Message: How to Fend Off Land SpeculationRevista Land LinesJulho 2022By George W. McCarthy, July 14, 2022
As climate change accelerates, land speculation is also on the rise. Lincoln Institute President George W. McCarthy says one fiscal remedy, successfully used in Taiwan and other places to prevent astronomical windfalls from lining private-sector pockets,
Return on Investment: Research Links Climate Action with Land and Property Value IncreasesRevista Land LinesJulho 2022By Anthony Flint, July 21, 2022
The world’s cities need trillions of dollars to mitigate and adapt to climate change, yet only half of that need is being met through existing climate finance flows. Land-based financing instruments are an underutilized tool that can help close that gap.
Researchers Explore the Intersection of Climate Change, Property Values, and Municipal FinanceRevista Land LinesAbril 2022By Katharine Wroth, April 7, 2022
New research is exploring the intersection of climate adaptation, property values, and municipal finance in countries including the United States, Costa Rica, South Africa, and the Netherlands.
In Ohio, a New Tool Maps the Equity and Sustainability of Potential Business LocationsRevista Land LinesMaio 2022By Lincoln Institute Staff, May 12, 2022
When it comes to choosing a location, companies are increasingly considering factors like equity and sustainability. A mapping tool recently launched in northeast Ohio makes it possible for businesses to evaluate potential sites in a new way—and it’s an a
Mayor’s Desk: Burlington, Vermont, Aims for Net ZeroRevista Land LinesJulho 2022By Anthony Flint, July 25, 2022
Leaders in the city of Burlington, Vermont, are promising to eliminate net fossil fuel use by 2030. Mayor Miro Weinberger discusses the city’s ambitious plans, the critical role of utilities, and the ways local leaders can take meaningful climate action.
As Boston Builds Climate Infrastructure, Developers Are Helping to Pay for ItRevista Land LinesJunho 2022By Anthony Flint, June 16, 2022
With 47 miles of coastline vulnerable to the rising seas that come with climate change, Boston is considering a range of innovative techniques to build resilience against the inevitable impacts of climate change. But one of the most groundbreaking feature
Equitable Cities Initiative Case StudiesFevereiro 2022
In this century citizens and policy makers across the world have paid growing attention to the problem of equity. The causes of inequitable development are numerous and manifest across multiple...
How Should the Infrastructure Sector Cope with Radical Uncertainties?Revista Land LinesJunho 2022By José Gómez-Ibáñez and Zhi Liu, June 6, 2022.
How are radical uncertainties like climate change, automation, the sharing economy, and the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the performance of infrastructure, and how will they shape infrastructure in the future? We share insights from the recent Lincoln Inst
Implementación de Infraestructura Azul y Verde (IAV) a través de mecanismos de captación de plusvalía en la Región Metropolitana de Buenos AiresEl caso de la Cuenca del Arroyo MedranoDocumentos de TrabalhoFevereiro 2022Daniel Kozak, Hayley Henderson, Demián Rotbart, Alejandro de Castro Mazarro, and Rodolfo Aradas
El abordaje tradicional de la infraestructura hidráulica se ha concentrado históricamente en el volumen de agua a desplazar –lo más rápido y lejos posible de la...
Tracking Neighborhood Change in Geographies of Opportunity for Post-Disaster Legacy CitiesA Case Study of San Juan, Puerto RicoDocumentos de TrabalhoJaneiro 2022Raúl Santiago-Bartolomei, Deepak Lamba-Nieves, and Enrique A. Figueroa
While legacy cities have had a long struggle with deindustrialization, population loss, fiscal constraints and economic decay, many will likely need to address compounding stressors stemming from...