Island Press Field Notes blog

Island Press Field Notes

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By Bruce Rich / On May 9th, 2016

Nearly all future growth in greenhouse gases will come from the world’s emerging economies, and preventing dangerous global warming depends on their reducing emissions growth. Thus it is troubling that Turkey, the world’s 17th largest economy, plans to...

By Katharine Sucher / On November 10th, 2015

What happens when a company misleads consumers and intentionally pollutes the environment? We asked some of our authors to comment on the recent...

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By Meghan Bartels / On January 23rd, 2015

New York City's daily carbon dioxide emissions visualized. Each sphere represents a ton of carbon.

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By Meghan Bartels / On January 22nd, 2015

In this installment of this occasional series, we hear from...

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By Meghan Bartels / On October 28th, 2014

Editors' note: This blog post was written by Joe Landsberg and Richard Waring.

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By Shi-Ling Hsu / On January 9th, 2012

The charge that airlines will have to pay for flying in and out of the EU is not a "tax" at all, but the cost of airlines having to hold tradable emissions permits under the EU Emissions...