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Mike Lydon stopped by WNYC to talk about the birth of the tactical urbanism and examples of how it has been creating change in cities.



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New Scientist reviewed Future Arctic, writing of author Edward Struzik, "Future Arctic should be the book that introduces him to the rest of the world because his unique voice needs to be heard."



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Washington, D.C. (April 13, 2015)—The world’s economies and people face hidden dangers to sustainability that demand immediate action. According to State of the World 2015: Confronting Hidden Threats to Sustainability, the latest edition of the annual series from the Worldwatch Institute, these threats, driven directly or indirectly by growing stress on the...



Washington, DC (April 9, 2015)—As urban populations grow, roads have been made to accommodate various modes of transportation. But as drivers share the road with bicyclists and lose travel lanes to bike infrastructure, significant controversy over who has primary rights to roads has developed in many cities. But as bicyclist and founder Carlton Reid shows in his new book ...


Within a panel of experts responding to the question "Can farms survive without drying up California?," Robert Glennon argued that better incentives for farmers could do the trick.


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With a New Afterword

Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction
The New York Library Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism
The National Academies Best Book Award
The Society of Environmental Journalists...



Dan Fagin stopped by the Brian Lehrer Show to talk about the town of Toms River, NJ, and how we manage chemical pollution.



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The Washington Post wrote an article on Stefano Mancuso and Alessandra Viola's new book, Brilliant Green, writing "Mancuso may be provocative, but he’s not alone and he hasn’t been for a long time" and citing Michael Pollan's "enthusiastic introduction."





Citylab shared successes and failures of the tactical urbanism movement and advice from Mike Lydon.



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Vox featured Carlton Reid's forthcoming Roads Were Not Built for Cars in a piece on the role of bicyclists in the development of the car and the road system.



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