Island Press Field Notes blog

Island Press Field Notes

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.

By Beth Gibbons / On May 8th, 2018

In order to widen the focus of climate adaptation, we need to dispel myths about climate work outside of our biggest downtowns.

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By Chris Riley / On May 1st, 2018

If we rethink our streets and land use, we can create conditions that will draw vast numbers of people out to move from place to place without cars.

By Will Selman / On April 25th, 2018

How could considering the “feminine” in urbanism change the future of our cities for the better?