Island Press Field Notes blog

Island Press Field Notes

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By Jada Mosley / On September 10th, 2018

New report shows how government, higher education, nonprofits, and industry can all work together to create the energy efficiency workforce of the future. 

By Ashura Lewis / On July 9th, 2018

How rural electric cooperatives can help advance the energy democracy movement.

By Samantha Harvey / On June 22nd, 2018

Will the "just transition" movement survive mainstream adoption? 

By Laurie Mazur / On May 30th, 2018

The current global building boom provides an unprecedented opportunity to change the built environment’s carbon footprint.

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

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