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Island Press Field Notes

By Kyler Geoffroy / On June 25th, 2018

Even in these trying times, there are extraordinary people working to create a greener, fairer future.

By Samantha Harvey / On June 22nd, 2018

Will the "just transition" movement survive mainstream adoption? 

By Barbara Brown Wilson / On June 15th, 2018

In Resilience for All Barbara Brown Wilson looks at community engagement methods that are less conventional, but often more effective...

By Kyler Geoffroy / On June 14th, 2018

A podcast interview with The Divided City author Alan Mallach on what America's urban transformation means for cities and the people who live in them. 

By Laurie Mazur / On June 4th, 2018

As cities experiment with untested solutions to the unprecedented challenge of a warming planet, environmental impact bonds offer a valuable way to share risks and rewards.

By Laurie Mazur / On May 30th, 2018

The current global building boom provides an unprecedented opportunity to change the built environment’s carbon footprint.

A high-tech taxidermy owl with a detachable head. Photo Courtesy of Cheryl Dykstra

By Cheryl Dykstra / On May 29th, 2018

Field notes by Cheryl Dykstra, co-editor of Urban RaptorsMonday, May 14, 2018Cincinnati, Ohio So happy our grad student Ania is back from Texas, having...

Island Press bike month sweepstakes | Bike Utah

By Mikael Colville-Andersen / On May 28th, 2018

This week we are spotlighting Utah as a place to look to for bicycle urbanism. Mikael Colville-Andersen, author of Copenhagenize and...

By Laurie Mazur / On May 22nd, 2018

By making strategic investments in energy technology today, funders can make sure that the clean energy future is realized.

Cambridge Bicycle Safety | Enter our Bike Month sweepstakes

By Mikael Colville-Andersen / On May 21st, 2018

This week we are spotlighting Cambridge as city to look to for bicycle urbanism. Mikael Colville-Andersen, author of ...

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