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By Denise Fairchild / On April 2nd, 2015

The Island Press Urban Resilience Project, supported by the Kresge Foundation, is working to promote a holistic understanding of resilience that is grounded in equity and sustainability.

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By Peter Fox-Penner / On October 27th, 2014

Power lines were among the many casualties of Superstorm Sandy.

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By Meghan Bartels / On September 12th, 2014

How can the electrical grid become smarter?

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By Admin / On July 30th, 2013

Katie Valentine and Ryan Koronowski of ThinkProgress uncover what oil companies (and snow...

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By Worldwatch Institute / On July 11th, 2013

On May 24

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By Jason Leppig / On June 14th, 2013

For the month of June, the eBook edition of Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living from...

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By Worldwatch Institute / On May 21st, 2013

The new edition of State of the World 2013 finds new ways on how we can stop having...

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By Erik Assadourian / On May 15th, 2013

Ever since directing 

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By Dominick A. DellaSala / On August 30th, 2011

Canada’s growing interest in exporting some of the dirtiest crude oil in the world is a threat to not only North America’s wildlife but also a rational energy policy and a stable atmosphere. NASA and climate scientist James Hansen called this project a...

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By David E. Naugle / On April 26th, 2011

Wind energy offers the potential to reduce carbon emissions while increasing energy independence and bolstering economic development. I am a huge proponent of harnessing wind to power our lives but this form of energy development has a larger land...

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