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Island Press Field Notes

By Laurie Mazur / On December 7th, 2017

A round-table discussion on how environmental justice leaders are pushing forward in the era of Trump

By Kyler Geoffroy / On December 6th, 2017

A podcast interview with Ed Struzik, author of Firestorm: How Wildfires Will Shape Our Future

By Emil Frankel / On November 28th, 2017

President Trump can make good on his proclamation of November as "Critical Infrastructure and Resilience Month" by facing the facts about our changing climate

By Laurie Mazur / On November 13th, 2017

A new advocacy campaign aims to ensure that every American can live within a 10-minute walk of a high-quality park or green space

By Laurie Mazur / On November 6th, 2017

From the CNU Climate Summit, a movement marrying a vision of livable communities to the necessities of a changing climate emerges.

By Brenda Coley, Kirsten Shead / On October 30th, 2017

Milwaukee aspires to be a global leader in managing water resources. The first step is to make sure its own water is safe to drink

By Kyler Geoffroy / On October 27th, 2017

Denise Fairchild, co-editor of the new book Energy Democracy, explores what an alternative, democratized energy future can look like

By Laurie Mazur / On October 23rd, 2017

An in-depth look at how urban gardening is hoping to heal divisions that have plagued Milwaukee—and our nation as a whole

By Samantha Harvey / On October 16th, 2017

From a city strangled by fossil fuels, a call to fight for a more equitable future emerges. 

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By Laurie Mazur, Edward Thomas / On October 13th, 2017

Three ways better building practices can reduce the risks of hurricanes like Harvey, Irma, and Maria.

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