You probably don’t think of procurement —the steps governments take to obtain goods and services— as a way to create the resilient cities of the future. Think again.
Hurricane Sandy was a traumatic experience that millions of Americans consider best forgotten. But as the pain of loss and hardship fades, so can the sense of urgency for rethinking our relationship to the coast.
Caregivers are underappreciated and underutilized partners in disaster response. But with proper recognition and support, they could become a linchpin of successful disaster response.
Excerpts from four Island Press books highlight activists, organizations, and strategies from environmental movements in the past.
As climate and weather patterns shift, the resulting environmental crisis is being leveraged as a tool for terror and political violence.
Protesting may seem like an ineffective method for taking action on such a substantial issue, but raising the profile about our climate crisis is an important strategy that’s still needed in the US.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is charged with making sure that investors have the information they need to understand the climate-related risks associated with their investments. What’s lacking is the will to enforce those regulations.
A look at the excess carbon problem and the high-tech and low-tech solutions that are using chemistry to turn greenhouse gas waste into useful products.
Missoula's forward thinking climate planning offers lessons for other cities and towns facing similar conditions.
The CivicSpark program gives recent college graduates a chance to help local governments implement climate-smart projects.