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2021 Tyler Prize Winner

By Jason Leppig / On June 4th, 2021

Congratulations to Gretchen Daily and Pavan Sukhdev, Island Press authors and the newest recipients of the...

The Monsanto Papers by Carey Gilla | An Island Press book

By Jason Leppig / On February 1st, 2021

"The author builds a convincing case that Monsanto was more interested in protecting the reputation of its cash cow than heeding scientific evidence of its dangerous properties.

By Jason Leppig / On January 26th, 2021

Congratulations to the following Island Press authors and Urban Resilience Contributors called to serve the country in the new administration!

A New Coast | An Island Press Book

By Jen Hawse / On February 19th, 2020

On this epidode of the Capitol Beach podcast, Derek Brockbank sits down with Jeffrey Peterson, author of the book A New Coast: Strategies for Responding to Devastating Storms and...

Cleaning spray. Photo by Jeshoots/Unsplash

By Penelope A. Fenner-Crisp / On December 12th, 2019

Under new EPA guidelines, we cannot expect that future chemical reviews will be credible and adequate.

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By Jeffrey Peterson / On December 9th, 2019

The United States Department of Defense is coming to grips with the implications of climate change for national security.

Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

By Erica Sánchez Vázquez / On November 29th, 2019

A New Coast presents the science behind predictions for coastal impacts and explains how current policies fall short of what’s needed to prepare for these changes.

Waves. Photo by Shifaaz Shamoon/Unsplash

By Jeffrey Peterson / On November 11th, 2019

The challenges of protecting the coast from more severe storms and rising seas are intimidating but not insurmountable. Prompt action now will save money and lives.

By Daniel Reich / On November 5th, 2019

What has the EPA done to head off climate disaster and fulfill its mission “to protect human health and the environment”? The stark answer is: not nearly enough.

Car exhaust pipe. Photo by Matt Boitor/Unsplash

By David F. Coursen / On October 24th, 2019

EPA’s regulatory powers should be used to promote environmental protection, not carry out vendettas against states taking climate action

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