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By Meghan Bartels / On January 22nd, 2015

In this installment of this occasional series, we hear from...

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By Meghan Bartels / On December 12th, 2014

Shirlington Library and its adjoining plaza in Arlington, Virginia, after the area's successful redevelopment.

Photo Credit: Rockaway Youth on Banner by Flickr.com user Light Brigading

By Meghan Bartels / On June 13th, 2014

How can economics help the environment? Image by Grady Klein and Yoram Bauman.

Photo Credit: Birds on a Wire by Flickr.com user Kiwi Flickr

By Yoram Bauman / On May 7th, 2014

Editor's note: The very first copies of The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change arrived at our office today and they look great. To celebrate, we asked coauthors Grady Klein and Yoram Bauman to tell us about their writing process....

Photo Credit: Rockaway Youth on Banner by Flickr.com user Light Brigading

By Meghan Bartels / On May 2nd, 2014

If you're the kind of person who eagerly awaits the annual State of the Union speech, we have just what you need to tide you over until next January. State of the World 2014...

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By Jason Leppig / On March 21st, 2014

View of promenade seating and edge buildings in Bo01. (Photograph by Joakim Lloyd Raboff.)

Photo credit: Supreme Court Pediment by Flickr.com user Kevin Harber

By Admin / On September 27th, 2013

The World Bank Group proudly proclaims "our dream is a world without poverty." Supported by the U.S. and other rich industrialized nations, it lends more than $50 billion annually to developing countries-purportedly for projects and programs that help...

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By Admin / On August 5th, 2013

Harold Henderson of Build a Better Burb interviewed author Ned Crankshaw, author of ...

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By Admin, Jason Leppig / On June 6th, 2012

This week is my staff pick. I'm Jason Leppig, the marketing manager at Island Press and I also edit this blog. I've been with Island Press for nearly six years and for part of that time I was pursuing a master's in natural resources from...

Photo Credit: Glen Canyon Dam and Colorado River - Page, Arizona by Flickr.com user Jim Trodel

By David E. Naugle / On April 26th, 2011

Wind energy offers the potential to reduce carbon emissions while increasing energy independence and bolstering economic development. I am a huge proponent of harnessing wind to power our lives but this form of energy development has a larger land...

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