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By Lewis Milford, Rob Sanders / On February 27th, 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 February 14, 2017 On...

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.

By Alan Mallach / On January 11th, 2017

Spoiler alert: It's likley to be a long four years for urbanists and city folk. 

By Laurie Mazur / On November 21st, 2016

With cap-and-trade, as with all well-intentioned fixes, “the devil is in the details.”

By Denise Fairchild / On November 16th, 2016

With few sessions addressing the environment and none on climate change, the Congressional Black Caucus’ Annual Legislative Conference seems to be ignoring an issue that affects millions.

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