You wouldn’t know it from today’s polarized politics, but protecting the environment used to be a bipartisan effort.  There were, of course, the path-breaking conservation achievements of Theodore Roosevelt, a Republican. And, in the 1970s...

There are steps Washington could take, without waiting for a "grand bargain," that could make a big difference for our states and communities. Even in this famously gridlocked Congress, there are signs of progress on climate change. There's a new,...

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New York City's daily carbon dioxide emissions visualized. Each sphere represents a ton of carbon.

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

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This tree thinks you should vote.

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Shi-Ling Hsu, Island Press author and Field Notes contributor,  and stand-up economist,...

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The 30 of us here at Island Press work on all stages of book publishing: from concept and manuscript development in the editorial department to outreach and promotions in the marketing and publicity department. Our program and fundraising staff develop...

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The charge that airlines will have to pay for flying in and out of the EU is not a "tax" at all, but the cost of airlines having to hold tradable emissions permits under the EU Emissions...

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Terry Tamminen has a new post on Fast Company's blog about the carbon taxes and cap and trade:

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With this past Halloween, we witnessed the Wall Street Journal jump out from behind a hedge fund and try to scare the business community right out of its Brooks Brothers boxers. Like most haunted houses and scary apparitions at this time of year...

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