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Island Press Field Notes

Field Notes | An Island Press blog

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?

By Rebecca Wodder / On August 13th, 2018

As America's pipes and plants age, it's time to re-envision urban water services.

foreword Friday

By Kyler Geoffroy / On August 9th, 2018

“There’s definitely a health benefit to encouraging people to participate with nature, reflect in nature, and benefit from the beauty of nature."

By Keith Kozloff / On August 8th, 2018

In these trying times, there is no magic formula for weighing the potential benefits and risks of civility versus incivility, other than to remain mindful about one’s decisions.

By David de la Pena / On July 30th, 2018

Barcelona’s ‘carritos’ are encouraging a more inclusive urbanism.

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