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Image of Guggenheim Bilbao Museum

By Bruce Rich / On January 29th, 2020

The Basque Country has determinedly transformed itself into one of the most internationally competitive, socially inclusive, and environmentally progressive economies in the world.

Atlantic City. Photo by Tim Trad/Unsplash

By Christina Jackson / On November 15th, 2019

Atlantic City offers a vivid example of a city affected by past racial and class segregation. But it can also show us how to heal cities that have high poverty rates and resilient communities of color.

Solar panels on a city rooftop

By ThienVinh Nguyen / On September 25th, 2019

Opportunity Zone funding could jumpstart clean energy and green infrastructure projects in DC that benefit both the planet and the people living in these communities.

Mural of children gardening

By Erica Sánchez Vázquez / On September 13th, 2019

Read the introduction to Green Growth That Works, a practical guide for investing in nature in a way that both improves human well-being and protects biodiversity.

By Daniel Reich / On June 10th, 2019

By joining the climate fight, businesses can help in crafting solutions that reduce environmental impacts in ways that make good business sense.

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By Jada Mosley / On April 16th, 2019

We turned to some of our authors to find out—What do they think will be the most pressing climate change issue in the next 50 years? Why?

By Jada Mosley / On March 25th, 2019

In this conversation, Kevin D. Walker answers the question: What is the grand food bargain? 

By Jada Mosley / On March 1st, 2019

In this week's #ForewordFriday, hear the story of the straight-shooting “green economy cowboy” Bob Quinn in his own words. 

By Kyler Geoffroy / On February 13th, 2019

Resilience Matters is compilation of articles and op-eds advancing a holistic, transformative approach to thinking and action on urban resilience in the era of climate change, grounded in a commitment to sustainability and equity.

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By Jen Hawse / On January 25th, 2019

Josh Wise, Director of Development & Communications of the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) interviews Dan Imhoff and...

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