Island Press Field Notes blog

Island Press Field Notes

By Anne Brown, Brian D. Taylor / On July 16th, 2018

New transportation technology like ride-sharing apps and driverless cars could potentially bridge the gap between mobility haves and have-nots. 

By Kyler Geoffroy / On July 12th, 2018

“Transit is an incredibly local thing…If we’re not allowed to talk about it at that local level, we’re never going to make good policy."

By Ashura Lewis / On July 9th, 2018

How rural electric cooperatives can help advance the energy democracy movement.

By David F. Coursen / On July 5th, 2018

Just ask the White House

By Kyler Geoffroy / On June 25th, 2018

Even in these trying times, there are extraordinary people working to create a greener, fairer future.

By Samantha Harvey / On June 22nd, 2018

Will the "just transition" movement survive mainstream adoption? 

By Laurie Mazur / On June 4th, 2018

As cities experiment with untested solutions to the unprecedented challenge of a warming planet, environmental impact bonds offer a valuable way to share risks and rewards.

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.

By Kyler Geoffroy / On May 17th, 2018

Resilience for All author Barbara Brown Wilson talks about her new book and the importance of championing an equitable community-driven design process.

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