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By Laurie Mazur / On March 22nd, 2017

An interview with Miya Yoshitani, executive director of the Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN)

By Richard Allen Williams, Elena Rios / On March 15th, 2017

Today, more than 100 million Americans depend on healthcare safety-net programs: Medicare, Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). But that safety net could be shredded if Dr. Tom Price—Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services—has...

By Jacqueline Patterson / On March 8th, 2017

If your organization/coalition/group views racial and ethnic diversity as an endpoint, and is only ready to add another color to your crayon box, please give deep consideration to your intent and process. 

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By Lewis Milford, Rob Sanders / On February 27th, 2017

New forms of solar and battery-powered energy could soon be accessible to all—with some strategic assistance from the philanthropic sector.

By Laurie Mazur / On February 23rd, 2017

Communities of color are strong leaders in the fight against climate change, but only if policies and the process genuinely reflect their voice and vision.

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By Meg MacIver / On February 17th, 2017

Whew! Island Press kicked off 2017 with a number of new efforts to create a healthier, more sustainable world. Here are just a few updates on how your support is promoting the best ideas on the environment.

By Veronica Vanterpool, Joan Byron / On February 12th, 2017

A Changing Climate Means A Changing Society. The Island Press Urban Resilience Project, Supported By The Kresge Foundation And The JPB Foundation, Is Committed To A Greener, Fairer Future.​ This Post Was Originally Published On...

By Taj James / On January 31st, 2017

The fight for democracy, peace, and climate justice is accelerating. It is time to join the chorus of voices insisting that national governments do their part.

By Amy Vanderwarker / On January 25th, 2017

Low-income communities and communities of color are likely to be hit first and worst by environmental rollbacks under the Trump administration — but they will also be at the forefront of the fight for climate justice.

By Laurie Mazur / On January 18th, 2017

Cities and states can step up their efforts to tackle global warming—with or without federal leadership.

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