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By AJ Earl / On October 3rd, 2018

While local governments have been making efforts to prepare for dangerous weather, gaps still remain.

By Meera Bhat / On October 1st, 2018

Urban areas present an interesting challenge — and a big opportunity — for groups that traditionally focus on saving pristine places.

By Paula Daniels / On September 24th, 2018

Whether from floods or fires or climate change-induced natural disasters, when roads collapse and interstate commerce grinds to a halt, we all find ourselves vulnerably dependent on the food at hand. 

By Suzanne Bohan / On September 17th, 2018

Betsy DeVos has proposed to make federal funding available for schools to purchase weapons. But the proliferation of guns will not curb violence in schools.

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By Kyler Geoffroy / On September 11th, 2018

The Urban Resilience Project is partnering with Greater Greater Washington to support local writers interested in the forces that shape how Washington grows and develops. 

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By Jada Mosley / On September 10th, 2018

New report shows how government, higher education, nonprofits, and industry can all work together to create the energy efficiency workforce of the future. 

By Daria Wubbels Devantier / On September 4th, 2018

The Environmental Protection Agency's proposed “transparency rule” will eliminate vital info about the health impacts of toxic chemicals and prevent citizens from having a voice in EPA’s scientific process.

By John de Graaf / On August 27th, 2018

Vallejo, California is working on beautifying the city as part of a national campaign to unite Americans.

By Jada Mosley / On August 22nd, 2018

Learn how the Island Press Urban Resilience Project is forging a greener, fairer future!

By Suzanne Bohan / On August 20th, 2018

Post-Parkland, some have called on us to “harden” our schools. But is modeling places of learning after prisons the right approach?

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