Research Guides

Climate & the Environment (sustainability)

Blakely, Carbonell, Blakely, Edward J., and Carbonell, Armando. Resilient Coastal City Regions : Planning for Climate Change in the United States and Australia. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2012.

Calthorpe, Peter. Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change. 1st Ed. 2011. ed. Washington, DC: Island Press/Center for Resource Economics : Imprint: Island Press, 2011.

Hawken, Hawken, Paul. Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming. New York, New York: Penguin Books, 2017.

Meyer, Christopher Michael, Daniel Hemmendinger, Meyer, Shawna Michelle. Buoyant Clarity. Pamphlet Architecture; No. 36. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2018.

Scruton, Roger. How to Think Seriously about the Planet the Case for an Environmental Conservatism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.
Climate Modeling
Toolkits & Guidelines
Papers, Reports, Action Plans
Series :"Cities Under Threat", Venice (2017); Tokyo (2018);  New York (2018). 
Open Data

Climate Disclosure Project (CDP) Open Data Portal
Contains data sets on Emissions, Renewable Energy, Mitigation Hazards, Climate, Governance, Water, Adaptations and more.  

Atlas of Urban Expansion Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Open-source online resource with maps, satellite images, and data on spatial changes in cities around the world, created in partnership by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, UN-Habitat, and New York University.

UN-Habitat Open Data
A compilation of urban indicators data of 132 counties, 77 indicaators and 1500 urban areas.

Urban Institute DataViz
Key stats, graphs, and maps on economic and social policy

World Health Data Platform (WHO) 

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