By ignoring the risks of fine particle emissions and understating environmental benefits, EPA is now tilting the balance away from sound, evidence-based regulations and the public health benefits they yield.
For years, the fossil-fuel industry has lobbied to weaken air pollution standards. It may now get its wish.
Plastics have transformed every aspect of our lives. Yet the very properties that make them attractive—they are cheap to make, light, and durable—spell disaster when trash makes its way into the environment. Recent bans on single-use straws and bags have...
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?
Cities that want resilient downtowns must focus on two critical areas: updating regulatory frameworks and addressing the fundamentals of accessibility.
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?”
In this conversation, Kevin D. Walker answers the question: What is the grand food bargain?
Author John Fleck discuss the role water plays in the West and adaptable community efforts that can be used for a changing environment.
Climate change is impacting our health now and acts as a threat multiplier to exacerbate our many social and health equity challenges.
Before he announced his candidacy for president, Jay Inslee was an Island Press author dedicated to igniting America's clean energy economy.