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Keystone XL may wait on Nebraska route, but climate change impacts wait for no one
posted by Susan Casey-Lefkowitz, 4/18/14
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz, Director International Program, Washington, D.C.: Graphic from ...
A Prudent Action on the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline: Waiting for a legal pipeline route through Nebraska
posted by Danielle Droitsch, 4/18/14
Danielle Droitsch, Director, Canada Project, Washington, D.C.: The U.S. State Department ...
Latin America Green News: Fire in Chile, protecting Cocos Island in Costa Rica, mobilizing for Cabo Pulmo in Mexico
posted by Denée Reaves, 4/18/14
Denée Reaves, Program Assistant, International, Washington, D.C.: Latin America Green ...
The Losing Economics of Investing in Aging Coal Plants: Part 2
posted by Noah Long, 4/18/14
Noah Long, Legal Director, Western Energy Project, Energy & Transportation Program; and Clean Energy ...
Four Years after BP Oil Disaster Many Lessons Remain Unlearned
posted by Frances Beinecke, 4/18/14
Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City: Four years ago this weekend, the ...
Three Cheers for Solar Champions
posted by Nathanael Greene, 4/18/14
Nathanael Greene, Director of Renewable Energy Policy, New York City: In his State ...
Kansas City Power & Light to Double its Energy Efficiency Investment in Missouri - if the State allows it
posted by David Weiskopf, 4/18/14
David Weiskopf, Sustainable Energy Fellow, Chicago: NRDC, along with several other ...
New York Yankees, with 27 World Championships, Now Seeking to Lead League in Composting and Sustainability
posted by Eric Goldstein, 4/18/14
Eric Goldstein, Director of NRDC's New York City Environment, NY: Two weeks before ...
China Environmental News Alert
posted by Greenlaw from NRDC China, 4/18/14
Greenlaw from NRDC China, NRDC China Program, Beijing: NRDC has been working in China ...
Get dirty so we can keep Earth clean
posted by Evan Feeney, 4/17/14
Evan Feeney, Program Assistant, Government Affairs, Washington, D.C.: Cartoons don’t ...

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Congrats to the Big Winners of Our Latest Photo Contest!
posted by Gail Henry, 7/11/13
By Gail Henry We're happy to announce the Summer 2013 winners ...
Solar Warrior
posted by Mark Andrew Boyer, 7/11/13
By Mark Andrew Boyer On a sunny but blustery morning on the Pine ...
A Shift in the Wind: Mourning the Arizona Wildfire Hotshots
posted by Michael Kodas, 7/2/13
By Michael Kodas “We are the land of the free because of the brave,” ...

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Infografía: Consejos para ahorrar energía
posted by Evelyn Arevalo, 4/17/14
El Día de la Tierra (22 de abril) nos da una oportunidad para hacer hincapié sobre nuestro ...
Salvemos a las mariposas monarcas
posted by Fernando Cazares, 4/16/14
No hay experiencia más enternecedora que estar rodeado de mariposas.  Es una de esas cosas ...
Líderes Latinos pueden dirigir inversiones más rentables para enfrentar crisis de agua en California
posted by Linda Escalante, 3/29/14
A pesar de las tormentas que empaparon a California hace un mes, agencias federales han determinado ...
Eficiencia energética: Un pilar del futuro energético de Chile (Parte I)
posted by Amanda Maxwell, 3/25/14
Hace algunos días escribí un blog acerca de cómo las energías renovables ...

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Two Zijin Senior Staff Fined 1.15 Million RMB and Other Recent China Environmental Law, Public Participation, and Climate Change News
posted by Greenlaw, 1/14/11
紫金矿业两高管被罚115万以及其他最近的中国环境法、公众参与及气候变化的新闻 Two Zijin senior staff fined 1.15 million RMB, Zijin to donate ...
NRDC Beijing Office-DSM Staff Engineer – Job Opening
posted by JingJing Qian, 1/12/11
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is seeking a full-time staff engineer for the Demand Side ...
The Warriors of Qiugang – A New Documentary on the Struggle to Save China’s Environment
posted by Alex Wang, 1/10/11
A great deal has been written about the struggles to resolve China’s overwhelming environmental problems, ...
Progress and Retreat for Environmental Transparency in China: Announcing the 2009-10 Pollution Information Transparency Index (PITI) Results
posted by Alex Wang, 1/4/11
Environmental transparency in China showed both progress and retreat over the past year, and many ...

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