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Island Press Field Notes

By Diana Toledo, Steve Burrington , Lila Cabbil / On June 7th, 2017

Cities and states should pursue equitable water solutions, not water shutoffs

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.

Photo Credit: Glen Canyon Dam and Colorado River - Page, Arizona by Flickr.com user Jim Trodel

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...

Photo Credit: Rockaway Youth on Banner by Flickr.com user Light Brigading

By Meghan Bartels / On June 13th, 2014

How can economics help the environment? Image by Grady Klein and Yoram Bauman.

Photo Credit: Rockaway Youth on Banner by Flickr.com user Light Brigading

By Meghan Bartels / On May 2nd, 2014

If you're the kind of person who eagerly awaits the annual State of the Union speech, we have just what you need to tide you over until next January. State of the World 2014...