Island Press Field Notes blog

Island Press Field Notes

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.

By Kyler Geoffroy / On October 5th, 2017

A podcast interview with WE ACT For Environmental Justice co-founder Peggy Shepard on the past, present, and future of the environmental justice movement

By Michael S. Carolan / On September 25th, 2017

Living a day in the life of a strawberry picker can open your eyes to those who toil, often invisibly, so we can eat

By Charles Fanniel / On September 18th, 2017

Our transition to clean, renewable energy must champion equitable policies that are inclusive to those communities on the frontlines of climate change.

By Kyler Geoffroy / On September 12th, 2017

NACTO's Corinne Kisner talks strategic green infrastructure management and her organization's new book Urban Street Stormwater Guide.

By Cathleen Kelly / On September 11th, 2017

President Trump’s new executive order will roll back efforts to ensure our infrastructure and communities are resilient to flooding and climate change.

By Kyler Geoffroy / On September 8th, 2017

A podcast interview with nationally known environmental leader Rebecca Wodder on building community resilience at the water's edge

By Charles R. Wolfe / On September 5th, 2017

Everyone – regardless of background, disposition, or profession – can use their senses to explore and observe urban space. 

By Laurie Mazur / On August 28th, 2017

Cities must do more to ensure investments in energy efficiency reach the low- and moderate-income households that bear the heaviest burden from high energy costs.

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