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

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Farm Bill experts answer: What is the Farm Bill? And why does it matter? 

Both houses of the US Congress passed a compromise on a newly revised Farm Bill this week. This encyclopaedic legislation allocates nearly $100 billion of taxpayer money annually for food assistance, farm subsidies, on-farm conservation incentives and...

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Maintaining the status quo in the farm bill might feel like a victory to some, but long-time farm bill expert Dan Imhoff says it still won’t support the kinds of agriculture we need most as the climate warms.

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It is time for farmers and policy makers to jointly create a legislation that provides both for the survival of the planet and allows them to survive financially with ongoing taxpayer funding. There is no other sane option.

There are Three Revolutions that can transform the passanger transit sector: autonous cars, electric vehicles, and the sharing economy. The benefits to society of the three revolutions will be massive: trillions...

As a mediator, I am always interested in unlikely bedfellows snuggling up to solve a problem, particularly in cases where there is no mediator, no third party to make the bed and tuck them in. These bold hookups, generated by the parties themselves,...

As the leading environmental publisher, Island Press is committed to spreading ideas that inspire change. Sometimes, that means taking those ideas straight to lawmakers. On February 8, Island Press partnered with Congressman Jared Huffman's office to...

Brian Richter, author of Chasing Water, talks to congressional staffers about water scarcity and sustainable infrastructure.

Baylen Linnekin, author of Biting the Hands that Feed Us, talks to Cheesetique owner Jill Erber about food regulations.

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