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By Jada Mosley / On March 15th, 2019

This 25th Anniversary Edition celebrates Naturalist as a modern classic.

By Betsey Russell / On March 11th, 2019

What makes a successful home energy reduction program? In North Carolina, a focus on equity, strong partnerships, and a supportive utility is producing a myriad of community benefits.

By Jada Mosley / On March 8th, 2019

Before he announced his candidacy for president, Jay Inslee was an Island Press author dedicated to igniting America's clean energy economy.

By Christina Sturdivant Sani / On March 6th, 2019

“I want to make sure that we can do all the economic development stuff...but if everyone's miserable on the inside, it's not worth a beautiful facade.”

By Kyler Geoffroy / On March 4th, 2019

Can you sniff out a great story? Do you have a unique perspective that is currently missing from DC-area conversations about urban planning? If that sounds like you, you just might be a great fit!

By Jada Mosley / On March 1st, 2019

In this week's #ForewordFriday, hear the story of the straight-shooting “green economy cowboy” Bob Quinn in his own words. 

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By Kyler Geoffroy / On February 28th, 2019

In the latest episode in our series of Urban Resilience Project (URP) podcasts in partnership with Infinite Earth Radio, host Mike Hancox speaks with Christof Spieler about Trains, Buses, People...

By Kyler Geoffroy / On February 26th, 2019

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,...

By Jason Leppig / On February 25th, 2019

Kirkus Reviews called it "A compelling agricultural story skillfully told; environmentalists will eat it up." In Grain by Grain: A Quest to Revive Ancient Wheat, Rural Jobs, and Healthy Food...

By Daniel Reich / On February 25th, 2019

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.

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