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?
Access to federal funds is essential to help Puerto Rico recover from natural disasters. But, as the money begins to flow, we must ask, “Puerto Rico for whom?”
What border communities really need are solutions to address economic, health and climate problems — and the mesquite tree can help.
Before he announced his candidacy for president, Jay Inslee was an Island Press author dedicated to igniting America's clean energy economy.
In the latest episode in our series of Urban Resilience Project (URP) podcasts in partnership with Infinite Earth Radio, host Mike Hancox speaks with Peter Plastrik about Life After Carbon,...
If we are going to use tariffs to reshape our economy, let’s at least use them to ensure a cooler, greener planet for future generations.
This edition of The Great Lakes Water Wars is an engrossing, essential book for readers of the first edition and new readers alike.
Unlike most annual crops, the roots of long-lived trees can penetrate through soils to great depth to reach water (Figure 1). If we can’t tell how deeply roots penetrate, how do we determine when trees run out of water? One way is to monitor the...
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.
A healthier planet requires an overhaul of our economic system, and workers collaborating with climate justice movements would be doubly powerful. But the connections between them aren’t widely known.