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India's Latest Step Towards Becoming Solar Leader
posted by Anjali Jaiswal, 10/24/14
Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, San Francisco: Co-authored by Meredith Connolly, NRDC ...
The Zero Food Waste Forum: A Place Where Waste Reduction Magic Happened
posted by Dana Gunders, 10/24/14
Dana Gunders, Project Scientist, Food and Agriculture, San Francisco: This is a guest ...
Russian roulette in the shale patch III - Exposure of oil and gas workers to silica sand
posted by Tanja Srebotnjak, 10/24/14
Tanja Srebotnjak, Public Health Research Fellow, San Francisco: This is part three ...
Russian roulette in the shale patch II - Oil and gas workers exposed to hazardous chemicals
posted by Tanja Srebotnjak, 10/24/14
Tanja Srebotnjak, Public Health Research Fellow, San Francisco: This is part two in ...
Russian roulette in the shale patch I - The oil and gas industry has one of the highest fatality rates across all industries
posted by Tanja Srebotnjak, 10/24/14
Tanja Srebotnjak, Public Health Research Fellow, San Francisco: This is part one in ...
I can't hear you: Noise pollution is a health threat near unconventional oil and gas sites
posted by Tanja Srebotnjak, 10/24/14
Tanja Srebotnjak, Public Health Research Fellow, San Francisco: The concerns about ...
Latin America Green News: renewed threat to Cabo Pulmo in Mexico, change in electric model needed in Chile, deforestation up in Brazil
posted by Maria Martinez, 10/24/14
Maria Martinez, Program Assistant, Director of Programs & Latin America Project, Washington, D.C.: ...
New Operations Center To Help New York State Save 5 Percent On Energy
posted by Kit Kennedy, 10/24/14
Kit Kennedy, Director of Energy and Transportation, New York: New York State faces ...
Europe takes first step towards Paris agreement: Commits to next round of emissions cuts
posted by Jake Schmidt, 10/24/14
Jake Schmidt, International Climate Policy Director, Washington, DC: The European Union ...
Polluters Push a Paragon of Misinformation, But Most Americans Want Climate Action
posted by Pete Altman, 10/24/14
Pete Altman, Climate and Clean Air Campaign Director, Washington, D.C.: A new ...

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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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La carga de la exploración: ¿Quién pagará el precio de la fracturación hidráulica en California?
posted by Miriam Rotkin-Ellman, 10/23/14
Las comunidades de minorías en California frecuentemente sufren mucho más que otras: desde ...
Jóvenes en la Florida toman acción
posted by Pamela Rivera, 10/22/14
Este agosto varios científicos importantes se reunieron con el gobernador Rick Scott para ...
Gobernador ratificó prohibición de bolsas de plástico liderada por legisladores Latinos
posted by Linda Escalante, 9/30/14
Después de varios intentos por aprobar una ley estatal que prohíba el uso de las bolsas ...
Presidentes de Latino América suman sus voces a la cumbre del clima
posted by Amanda Maxwell, 9/29/14
Este blog se publicó en inglés en Switchboard el 23 de septiembre. Los líderes ...

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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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