Three Revolutions Webinar

Three Revolutions Webinar

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 of dollars in cost savings globally, sharply reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and more mobility for everyone, including thoes who are disadvantaged. But, can we get there? In this 90-minute webinar, panelists Robin Chase, Co-founder of Zipcar, and Dr.

Urban Revitalization for All

Urban Revitalization for All

This is a tale of two (kinds of) cities. First, there are the fast-growing coastal megalopolises—including Washington, DC, Seattle, and San Francisco—where an influx of millennials has spurred new investment in housing, transit, parks and other amenities. In those cities, the much celebrated urban revitalization has come at a cost: it has displaced countless long-time residents—especially people of color and those of limited means—who can no longer afford their newly gentrified neighborhoods.

Resilient by Design

Resilient by Design

Resilience-the capacity to survive, adapt, and grow in the face of change-is a characteristic of all living systems. Human communities are remarkably resilient as is proven when a city can completely rebuild after catastrophic events. In contrast, engineered systems such as machines and structures are generally more "brittle" and prone to failure.

Cities, Bikes, & Things

Cities, Bikes, & Things

Learn how to involve the community to ensure cities provide avenues for a variety of urban transportation enthusiasts. Join Island Press and The Security and Sustainability Forum as we continue to celebrate Bike Month with this free session featuring authors Carlton Reid and Mike Lydon and moderated by Corrine Kissner from the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO).

Energy Democracy: Advancing Equity in Clean Energy Solutions

Energy Democracy: Advancing Equity in Clean Energy Solutions

Energy Democracy co-editor Denise Fairchild moderates this webinar on how the energy democracy movement goes beyond technological solutions to address the legacy of social and racial injustice in the fossil fuel industry. The webinar also features Energy Democracy contributors Ashura Lewis and Vivian Yi Huang.

Feeding Our World: Combating Food Waste and Unequal Access

Feeding Our World: Combating Food Waste and Unequal Access

Moderated by Jessica Eise, co-editor of How to Feed the World, this webinar describes methods of achieving global food security, and illustrates the connection between d

Suburban Remix Webinar, Co-Hosted by APA Virginia

Suburban Remix Webinar, Co-Hosted by APA Virginia

Suburban Remix co-editors Jason Beske and David Dixon joined Island Press partner APA Virginia for a webinar presentation on March 26 at 12:00 PM EST.

Urban Agriculture and Creating a Sustainable Foodscape

Urban Agriculture and Creating a Sustainable Foodscape

Food Tank co-founder and President Danielle Nierenberg moderates this webinar featuring Michael Carolan, author of No One Eats Alone. Michael was joined by Alice’s Garden Urban Farm Executive Director Venice Williams and DC Greens Executive Director Lauren Shweder Biel.

Community Resilience in an Era of Upheaval

Community Resilience in an Era of Upheaval

Contributors to The Community Resilience Reader Daniel Lerch, Rebecca Wodder, and Richard Heinberg, presented on the six foundations for community resilience.

Fixing Our Broken Water Cycle

Fixing Our Broken Water Cycle

Sandra Postel and Abbie Gascho Landis discussed the health of our water cycle and how we can recognize and address human impact on water’s natural rhythms.

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