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William Shutkin

Former Lecturer and Director, Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute, --

Publications

  • Just the Right Amount: Municipal Water Efficiency, Population Growth and Climate Change, University of Denver Water Law Review, with Matthew Brodahl (date of acceptance: March 2011; date of publication: Summer 2011).
  • What is Sustainability, ch. in W. Robison, ed., SUSTAINABILITY ETHICS (forthcoming, 2010).
  • Symposium on Urban Development and Climate Change, co-authored with N. Davidson, UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO LAW REVIEW (Fall 2009).
  • Recovery Versus Discovery: Which Way Are We Headed, CITIWIRE.NET (Aug. 14, 2009).
  • Getting Down to Business In Sustainability 2.0, co-authored with A. Flint, CITIWIRE.NET (March 15, 2009).
  • Tele Towns, TELEMARK SKIER MAGAZINE (Fall 2008).
  • A REPUBLIC OF TREES, FIELD NOTES ON PEOPLE, PLACE AND THE PLANET, The Public Press, 2007.
  • Foreword, in W. Travis, NEW GEOGRAPHIES OF THE AMERICAN WEST: LAND USE AND THE CHANGING PATTERNS OF PLACE (Island Press, 2007).
  • Coming Home to Roost, ch. in J. Isham and S. Waage, eds., IGNITION: WHAT YOU CAN DO TO FIGHT GLOBAL WARMING AND SPARK A MOVEMENT (Island Press, 2007).
  • The New, Evolved Capitalism, THE BOSTON GLOBE (July 27, 2007).
  • Entergy Is Not the Enemy, THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS (May 28, 2007).
  • A Day in the Life of Carbon Balanced Living, THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS (March 25, 2007).
  • Vermont Must Conserve Its Human Resources, THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS (June 28, 2006).
  • Oakland’s Fruitvale Transit Village: Building an Environmentally Sound Vehicle for Neighborhood Revitalization, ch. in L. King and D. McCarthy, eds., ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIOLOGY: FROM ANALYSIS TO ACTION (Rowman & Littlefield, 2005).
  • Wind Power Debate, VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO (Dec. 12, 2005) (Wind Power Debate commentary series, winner of the 2006 Regional AP Award for Editorials).
  • North Woods for Sale, NORTHERN WOODLANDS (Fall, 2005).
  • Mountains and Mileage, NORTHERN WOODLANDS (Spring 2005).
  • From Pollution Control to Place-Making: The Role of Environmental Regulation in Creating Communities of Place, ch. in E. Ben-Joseph and T. Szold, eds., REGULATING PLACE: STANDARDS AND THE SHAPING OF URBAN AMERICA (Routledge, 2004).
  • Once Upon a Brownfield: Toward a Vision of Green Development for Boston’s South Bay, ch. in R. Greenstein, ed., RECYCLING THE CITY: THE USE AND REUSE OF URBAN LAND (Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2004).
  • Who Governs the Forest?, NORTHERN WOODLANDS (Fall, 2004).
  • Builders and Savers: The Vermont Housing and Conservation Board, VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO (Nov. 29, 2004) (“Great Thoughts of Vermont” commentary series).
  • Farewell to ‘The People’s Republic', THE BOSTON GLOBE (June 25, 2004).
  • Regarding the Wind, NORTHERN WOODLANDS (Spring, 2004).
  • A Bronx Brownfield Tale (Book Review), ORION MAGAZINE (May/June 2003) (reviewing L. Harris, TILTING AT MILLS: GREEN DREAMS, DIRTY DEALINGS, AND THE CORPORATE SQUEEZE (2003)).
  • Paper Promises (Book Review), GRIST MAGAZINE (May 2003) (reviewing L. Harris, TILTING AT MILLS: GREEN DREAMS, DIRTY DEALINGS, AND THE CORPORATE SQUEEZE (2003) and A. Hershkowitz, BRONX ECOLOGY: BLUEPRINT FOR A NEW ENVIRONMENTALISM (2002)).
  • Building Sustainable Cities (Roundtable), HARVARD DESIGN MAGAZINE (Spring, 2003).
  • A Lesson Before Hiking, NORTHERN WOODLANDS (Fall, 2003).
  • Too Much ‘Island’ Thinking on Nantucket, THE BOSTON GLOBE (Aug. 15, 2003).
  • Haunted by Waters, NORTHERN WOODLANDS (Spring, 2003).
  • Civic Environmentalism, co-authored with C. Foster, et al., MEMOS TO THE GOVERNOR: THE COMMONWEALTH THAT COULD BE, A PROJECT OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (American Society of Pubic Administration, 2002).
  • Howls Over Cape Wind Farm Drown Out Merits, THE BOSTON BUSINESS JOURNAL (Oct. 25, 2002).
  • The Greening of a Boston Brownfield, THE BOSTON GLOBE (June 20, 2002).
  • An Environmentalist’s Axe, NORTHERN WOODLANDS (Summer, 2002).
  • The Case for Good Zoning, CONSERVATION MATTERS: JOURNAL OF THE CONSERVATION LAW FOUNDATION (Spring, 2002).
  • Civic By Nature, URBAN ECOLOGY (Spring, 2002).
  • All Environmentalism Is Local (Essay), THE GUARDIAN (U.K.) (Jan. 15, 2002).
  • The Democracy of the Backcountry, THE RUTLAND (VT) HERALD (Feb. 27, 2002).
  • Green Development Connects Neighborhoods and Nature, THE BOSTON BUSINESS JOURNAL (Feb. 8, 2002).
  • A River (And $5 Billion in Infrastructure) Run Through It: Sustainability Slouches Towards Somerville’s Waterfront, 28 BOSTON COLLEGE ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS LAW REVIEW 565 (2001).
  • Book Review, 27 ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION 1 (Winter, 2001) (reviewing D. Mazmanian and M. Kraft, eds., TOWARD SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES: TRANSITION AND TRANSFORMATIONS IN ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY (2000)).
  • Beyond Backyards and Bottom Lines, THE RUTLAND (VT) HERALD (Oct. 24, 2001).
  • The Old Growth Among Us, NORTHERN WOODLANDS (Fall, 2001).
  • Five Reasons Capitalism and Environmental Protection Are Compatible, MUTE MAGAZINE (U.K.) (May, 2001).
  • THE LAND THAT COULD BE: ENVIRONMENTALISM AND DEMOCRACY IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY (MIT Press, 2000) (Winner, 2001 Best Book Award, American Political Science Association, Ecological and Transformational Politics Section; 2002 Time Magazine “The Green Century” Recommended Book; translated into one foreign language (Hindi)).
  • An Environmentalism We Cannot Live Without, ch. in National Neighborhood Coalition, ed., SMART GROWTH, BETTER NEIGHBORHOODS: COMMUNITIES LEADING THE WAY (National Neighborhood Coalition, 2000).
  • Brownfields and the Redevelopment of Communities, co-authored with R. Mares, ch. in R. Hofrichter, ed., RECLAIMING THE ENVIRONMENTAL DEBATE: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH IN A TOXIC CULTURE (MIT Press, 2000).
  • Toward a Global Model for Sustainable Urban Redevelopment: Extrapolating from the U.S. Experience, co-authored with T. Dyke, 4 CITY DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES 44 (Fall, 2000).
  • Learning Lessons from Building Schools on Toxic Sites, THE BOSTON GLOBE (Dec. 3, 2000).
  • Civic Environmentalism in the City, THE BROWNFIELDS REPORT (Nov. 24, 2000).
  • Environmentalists and the Wish for Kings (Audio Commentary), NPR LIVING ON EARTH (Oct. 28, 2000).
  • Fruitvale Transit Village: A Sound Vehicle for Neighborhood Revitalization, ORION AFIELD MAGAZINE (Summer, 2000).
  • Land Use and Development as Toxic as Any Other Threat (Focus Section Essay), THE BOSTON GLOBE (Apr. 16, 2000).
  • Toward a New Ecology: Bridging the Divide Between Environmental Protection and Community Building, 33 NEW ENGLAND LAW REVIEW 101 (1999).
  • Clean Politics and Clean Environment Go Together, THE BOSTON GLOBE (Oct. 2, 1999).
  • Needed: A Civic Action, CONSERVATION MATTERS: JOURNAL OF THE CONSERVATION LAW FOUNDATION (Spring, 1999).
  • Environmentalists Must Play Bigger Marketplace Role, THE BOSTON BUSINESS JOURNAL (Jan. 22, 1999).
  • A Green Approach to the Incinerator Site, THE BOSTON GLOBE (July 14, 1998).
  • The Undemocratic Effects of Growth, THE BOSTON GLOBE (Aug. 11, 1997).
  • Redevelopment Efforts Could Benefit Hard-Hit Areas, BANKER & TRADESMAN (Jan. 27, 1997).
  • The Concept of Environmental Justice and a Reconception of Democracy, 14 VIRGINIA ENVIRONMENTAL LAW JOURNAL 579 (1996).
  • ENVIRONMENTAL LAWYER’S EMPOWERMENT PRACTICE HANDBOOK, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, 1995.
  • Environmental Justice and the Use of History, co-authored with C. Lord, 22 BOSTON COLLEGE ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS LAW REVIEW 1 (1995).
  • Environmental Law, Environmental Justice and Democracy, co-authored with C. Lord, 96 WEST VIRGINIA LAW REVIEW 1117 (1994).
  • Pragmatism and the Promise of Adjudication, 18 VERMONT LAW REVIEW 59 (1993).
  • The Meaning of Law (Book Review), 15 AMERICAN BOOK REVIEW 24 (1993) (reviewing R. Weisberg, POETHICS: AND OTHER STRATEGIES OF LAW AND LITERATURE (1992)).
  • International Human Rights Law and the Earth: The Protection of Indigenous Cultures and the Environment, 31 VIRGINIA JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 479 (1991).
  • The National Park Service Act Revisited, 10 VIRGINIA ENVIRONMENTAL LAW JOURNAL 339 (1991).
  • Reports from International Courts and Tribunals, co-authored with P. Sands, 1 YEARBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW 271 (1991).