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Island Press Field Notes

Solar panels. Photo by Angie Warren/Unsplash

By Meena Morar / On November 18th, 2019

A look at how building owners and other stakeholders are adapting to DC’s ambitious new clean energy law.

Getty Fire incident. Photo by Eric French/Flickr

By Kim Evon, Linda Rudolph / On November 13th, 2019

Recent fires and evacuations are yet another reminder that Californians must find ways to adapt to the new normal of climate change to ensure the safety of our most vulnerable communities.

By Denise Fairchild, Kim Evon / On October 22nd, 2019

Climate fires are California’s new normal. This new normal requires new strategies, new technologies and new partnerships with America’s caregivers to ensure the sick, the elderly and the most vulnerable are climate and energy resilient.

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By Julia Parzen, Graham Richard / On August 29th, 2019

Leveraged successfully, the new federal Opportunity Zones can help build a green economy and advance social equity.

By Laurie Mazur / On August 12th, 2019

A new report shows how cities are fighting climate change and energy inefficiency with an eye toward equity.

Solar panels on a city rooftop

By Natasha Riddle / On July 12th, 2019

In the heart of Columbia Heights, a new apartment building offers residents and nearby community members an unexpected service: Resilience.

By Natasha Riddle / On May 28th, 2019

Washington, D.C. has passed the most ambitious clean energy law in the US. Now what?

By Betsey Russell / On March 11th, 2019

What makes a successful home energy reduction program? In North Carolina, a focus on equity, strong partnerships, and a supportive utility is producing a myriad of community benefits.

By Jada Mosley / On March 8th, 2019

Before he announced his candidacy for president, Jay Inslee was an Island Press author dedicated to igniting America's clean energy economy.

By Kyler Geoffroy / On February 13th, 2019

Resilience Matters is compilation of articles and op-eds advancing a holistic, transformative approach to thinking and action on urban resilience in the era of climate change, grounded in a commitment to sustainability and equity.

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