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.

Sound Science and Sound Journalism in an Era of Fake News

Sound Science and Sound Journalism in an Era of Fake News

Island Press, in partnership with the Security and Sustainability Forum, hosted a webinar featuring veteran journalist Carey Gillam, Research Director for the non-profit U.S. Right to Know and author of Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science. On January 31 at 1:15 PM EST Carey was joined by Dr.

Water is for Fighting Over and Other Myths about Water in the West

Water is for Fighting Over and Other Myths about Water in the West

In this recording sponsored by Island Press and SSF, John Fleck, author of Water is for Fighting Over, and Director of the University of New Mexico's Water Resources Program, argues that the talk of impending doom from water shortages is not only untrue, but dangerous. When people get scared, they fight for the last drop of water; but when they actually have less, they use less.

Lancet Countdown on Public Health and Climate Change

Lancet Countdown on Public Health and Climate Change

The Security and Sustainability Forum, Island Press and the Pubic Health Institute webinar about the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change. Announced at COP 22, the Lancet Countdown is being established to track the relationship between health and climate change. It will actively seek to engage with existing monitoring processes, such as the UN Sustainable Development Goals and World Health Organization's climate and health country profiles.

Climate Justice Changes Health: Local, Tribal, Global, and Generational

Climate Justice Changes Health: Local, Tribal, Global, and Generational

This year, 2017, is the American Public Health Association's Year of Climate Change. This is the recording of a very special kick-off webinar on Climate Justice: Local, Tribal, Global, and Generational. You'll hear from speakers who are engaged in the fight for climate justice and healthy communities, to explore how climate justice is the best strategy to address both climate change and health inequities here in the US and around the world. You won't want to miss this free session. Co-hosted by the Public Health Institute and Island Press.

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