Just as the Dutch stood up and created some of the most cycling friendly streets on the planet, so too can New Yorkers, Londoners, and others around the world.
In Soft City David Sim, partner and creative director at Gehl, shows how cities with well-designed density can result in a higher quality of life.
Vallejo, California is a great case study in what makes a good city — social offerings, aesthetics, and open access to nature.
To admit to the beauty of the natural world is to resist the modern habit of disregard for nature’s value. It is time to talk openly about the importance of beauty as the value that pervades life and as the value that increases human wellbeing.
Turns out that working to restore our lands is good for our personal health.
A new report shows how cities are fighting climate change and energy inefficiency with an eye toward equity.
Practical, effective policies that federal government agencies could implement without Congressional approval.
A conversation with scientist Susanne Moser about climate communication, the benefits of functional denial, and the varied flavors of hope.
What are the most pressing environmental issues today? We asked this question to Island Press readers in our most recent newsletter. More than 60 of you responded, and we are excited to share your thoughtful answers here. You can access a PDF version of...