The Environmental Protection Agency's proposed “transparency rule” will eliminate vital info about the health impacts of toxic chemicals and prevent citizens from having a voice in EPA’s scientific process.
As cities experiment with untested solutions to the unprecedented challenge of a warming planet, environmental impact bonds offer a valuable way to share risks and rewards.
Trump’s proposed cuts to EPA’s science budget aren’t just numbers on a spreadsheet; they affect the health of real people, including vulnerable asthma-prone children.
It’s time to recognize the multiple benefits of parks and fund them as infrastructure if we want our cities to be successful and prepared for the future.
As a mediator, I am always interested in unlikely bedfellows snuggling up to solve a problem, particularly in cases where there is no mediator, no third party to make the bed and tuck them in. These bold hookups, generated by the parties themselves, can...
As the leading environmental publisher, Island Press is committed to spreading ideas that inspire change. Sometimes, that means taking those ideas straight to lawmakers. On February 8, Island Press partnered with Congressman Jared Huffman's office to...
It’s as if the plan is designed to provide maximum benefit to Wall Street financiers, rather than to repair our country’s vital public infrastructure.
A new (and free!) e-book from the Urban Resilience Project showcases sustainable, equitable environmental solutions in action.
Climate justice leader Elizabeth Yeampierre sees a greener, fairer future for Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.