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Island Press Field Notes

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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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.

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