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Island Press Field Notes

By Brian Moench / On May 31st, 2017

Now, more than ever, we need to maintain and improve policies that "unmask" our cities from air pollution and halt climate change

foreword Friday

By Ann Kinzig / On May 29th, 2017

Honesty and transparency is the best way to preserve the integrity of science—and it’s future.

By Laurie Mazur / On May 25th, 2017

Donald Trump rode to the White House promising to bring back jobs for working-class Americans. But dismantling federal efforts to address climate change will make it harder to deliver on that promise.

By Taj James, Rosa Gonzalez / On May 24th, 2017

Three places showing how to make the transition from domination and resource extraction to regeneration and interdependence

By Linda Bailey / On May 23rd, 2017

President Trump's proposed budget would be a disaster for the transportation networks that are key to the growth engines of today's economy: cities and their suburbs.

By Laurie Mazur / On May 22nd, 2017

A round-table discussion with environmental justice leaders on the challenges (and opportunities) of the Trump era

By Cathleen Kelly / On May 17th, 2017

Rather than pay much more down the road, President Trump should act now to build infrastructure that can withstand the effects of climate change

By Rebecca Wodder / On May 17th, 2017

In his February address to Congress, President Donald Trump promised clean water for all Americans. Why, then, is his administration intent on dismantling protections that cover a third of the nation's drinking water?

By Kyler Geoffroy / On May 12th, 2017

A podcast interview with NAACP’s Jacqueline Patterson on the importance of viewing environmental issues as civil rights issues

By Kyler Geoffroy / On May 2nd, 2017

The Island Press Urban Resilience Project has officially reached our 100th published piece! Come celebrate with us by taking a walk down memory lane.

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