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City of Forests, City of Farms: Sustainability Planning for New York City's Nature

Lindsay K. Campbell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501707506
eISBN:
9781501714795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707506.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book begins with the question of why PlaNYC2030—New York City’s municipal, long-term sustainability plan, launched during the Mayor Michael Bloomberg administration—had a robust urban forestry ... More


City of Forests: Planting One Million Trees

Lindsay K. Campbell

in City of Forests, City of Farms: Sustainability Planning for New York City's Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501707506
eISBN:
9781501714795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707506.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter three describes the heart of the MillionTreesNYC campaign: planting one million trees. It focuses on the organizational, governance, and material arrangements involved in transforming the ... More


Beyond Planting: Creating an Urban Forestry Movement

Lindsay K. Campbell

in City of Forests, City of Farms: Sustainability Planning for New York City's Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501707506
eISBN:
9781501714795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707506.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter four goes beyond planting to explore the creation of an urban forestry movement through public outreach and engagement, the development of a network of advisors, and growth over time of the ... More


City as Ecosystem: Changing Form, Function, and Governance of Urban Socio-Nature

Lindsay K. Campbell

in City of Forests, City of Farms: Sustainability Planning for New York City's Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501707506
eISBN:
9781501714795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707506.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This 5,000 word chapter brings together the political, discursive, and material threads to consider the “city of forests” and “city of farms” as two different assemblages. It explores these pieces of ... More


State and Environment: The Comparative Study of Environmental Governance

Andreas Duit (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027120
eISBN:
9780262323871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027120.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Many recent studies on environmental governance focus on either the micro-level (the local and the individual) or the macro-level (the global) while neglecting governance at the nation-state level. ... More


Emergent Global Land Governance

Matias E. Margulis

in Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026901
eISBN:
9780262322126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026901.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Land governance is currently the focus of many new global rule-making projects, marking a sharp break with past practices that sought to exclude land as an international governance issue. ... More


Trends in Global Land-Use Competition

Eric F. Lambin and Patrick Meyfroidt

in Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026901
eISBN:
9780262322126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026901.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter identifies the main land-change trends and competitions in global land use. To produce commodities for global markets, additional land is required and demand competes for the most ... More


Decentralization and Deforestation: Comparing Local Forest Governance Regimes in Latin America

Krister Andersson, Tom Evans, Clark C. Gibson, and Glenn Wright

in State and Environment: The Comparative Study of Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027120
eISBN:
9780262323871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027120.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines how local governance institutions respond to decentralization and how this response affects the stability of the resource base by comparing local forest governance regimes in ... More


Stocks, Flows, and Prospects of Water

Klaus Lindner, Thomas P. Knepper, Mohamed Tawfic Ahmed, Johannes A. C. Barth, Paul J. Crutzen, Fabian M. Dayrit, Heleen De Wever, Motomu Ibaraki, Shinjiro Kanae, Marco Schmidt, and Thomas A. Ternes

in Linkages of Sustainability

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013581
eISBN:
9780262258845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013581.003.0017
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Climate change, growing populations, and expanding urbanization are factors that negatively affect the availability of freshwater. This chapter discusses how to evaluate the sustainability of the ... More


Agriculture and Forests: Recent Trends, Future Prospects

Navin Ramankutty

in Linkages of Sustainability

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013581
eISBN:
9780262258845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013581.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Agriculture occupies nearly one-third of the world’s land while forests make up another third. Deforestation and cropland expansion is expected to continue globally to meet the demands of the growing ... More


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