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by ISC 员工 | October 5, 2018
ISC's George Hamilton, Brent Habig and Steve Nicholas attended the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco September 12-14, 2018.The Summit was an invite-only event where governments, businesses, activists, and nonprofits could gather, [...]
by LuAnn Bennett | January 23, 2018
This blog is by ISC board vice-chair, LuAnn Bennett. LuAnn is president of the Bennett Group in Washington D.C.We all know that China is the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitter, but what’s easy to forget is why that’s the case: the country is [...]
by Steve Nicholas | February 2, 2017
Why does the Institute for Sustainable Communities remain focused, dogged and optimistic amid the sound and the fury unfurling on the national stage? Because we believe deeply that the work we do – bringing local leaders together across [...]
by George Hamilton | February 2, 2016
Vermont's cutting-edge role in sustainable development and climate action Note: A few years ago, we asked George Hamilton to reflect on the events that led up to the founding of the Institute for Sustainable Communities. As we celebrate our [...]
by Rebecca Page | December 15, 2015
I'm here in Bangladesh on a two-week trip, collecting stories and documenting our successes and activities in launching the EHS+ Center at North South University here in Dhaka this past year. Looking back over the past twelve months, I am truly [...]
by ISC 员工 | January 16, 2015
What does it take to build climate resilience? Action.   While I’m speaking from my experience in climate change resilience work, the need for action holds true for building economic resilience, social resilience, or ecological [...]
by ISC 员工 | January 13, 2015
Editor’s note: this post is a reflection by Suresh Kotla, ISC’s Acting Country Director in India   I started working with the Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) in January 2014, and have been engaged in work that has been [...]
by ISC 员工 | December 11, 2014
Our colleague Bogdan Gavanski, who heads up our Serbia office & programming, wrote an essay on his work in civil society for Novi Magazin in Serbia. The English transcript is below. We love his perspective on the power and energy of [...]
by ISC 员工 | November 14, 2014
Given our six-year (and counting) relationship with the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Compact, and our recently launched initiative to support other, similar regional climate collaboratives across the country, we could hardly have put it [...]
by ISC 员工 | September 30, 2014
I just returned from ISC’s Sustainable Leadership Academy: Empowering Community Resilience. The two-day intensive workshop was focused on helping communities across the country better prepare for calamitous weather caused by climate change by [...]
by ISC 员工 | August 28, 2014
Three years ago today the rains came to Vermont, in a climate-change-fueled downpour that brought devastation to much of this small state. Mountainside brooks became torrents, destroying roads and bridges; in the valleys the rivers rose and [...]