Laurie Mazur is editor of the Island Press Urban Resilience Project, which is supported by the Kresge Foundation and the JPB Foundation. She is the editor of the books A Pivotal Moment: Population, Justice and the Environmental Challenge and Beyond the Numbers: a Reader on Population, Consumption and the Environment and co-author of Marketing Madness: a Survival Guide to a Consumer Society.

Mazur also founded and for several years directed the Funders Network on Population, Reproductive Health and Rights. She is a graduate of Oberlin College.

May 25, 2018

Why Environmental Impact Bonds Are Catching On

They give cities a way to share the risk and learn whether new approaches work.
October 31, 2017

Urban Parks and the 10-Minute Challenge

Everyone should have ready access to a high-quality park, but it's especially important for low-income neighborhoods.
August 10, 2017

Getting Energy Efficiency to the People Who Need It Most

It's too hard for low-income households to take advantage of programs to lower their utility bills. Some cities are making progress.
June 28, 2017

Cities’ Path to 100% Clean, Renewable Energy

There are many choices and challenges, but it's an attainable goal.
October 19, 2015

The Legal Consequences of Ignoring Climate Change

Local decision-makers who fail to prepare their communities for climate change could find themselves in court.