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Island Press Field Notes

By Laurie Mazur / On May 22nd, 2018

By making strategic investments in energy technology today, funders can make sure that the clean energy future is realized.

By Lewis Milford / On May 14th, 2018

A new report shows how activists, foundations, and policymakers can incorporate battery storage into clean energy, environmental justice, and climate advocacy efforts.

By Kyler Geoffroy / On March 1st, 2018

A new (and free!) e-book from the Urban Resilience Project showcases sustainable, equitable environmental solutions in action. 

By Kyler Geoffroy / On February 22nd, 2018

Climate justice leader Elizabeth Yeampierre sees a greener, fairer future for Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

By Denise Fairchild / On January 29th, 2018

Want a more just, equitable, sustainable and resilient world? Start by putting power (literally) in the hands of the people.

By Laurie Mazur / On December 7th, 2017

A round-table discussion on how environmental justice leaders are pushing forward in the era of Trump

By Joseph M. Kiesecker / On October 27th, 2017

View from a mountain top in Khan Khentii Protected Area, Khuh Nuur, Mongolia. Photo © Nick HallA mysterious and untimely death is not what first comes to mind when I think about wildlife conservation. But the death of conservation ranger Lkhagvasumberel...

By Joseph M. Kiesecker / On October 27th, 2017

Solar panels adjacent to an elementary school in Antelope Valley. © Dave Lauridsen for The Nature Conservancy

By Joseph M. Kiesecker / On October 27th, 2017

Growing energy demand could threaten 20 percent of the world's remaining natural land by 2030. But one TNC scientist has a vision for getting the energy we need without sacrificing nature.  

By Kyler Geoffroy / On October 27th, 2017

Denise Fairchild, co-editor of the new book Energy Democracy, explores what an alternative, democratized energy future can look like

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