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Solar Pumps help Indian Women Salt Workers Escape from Poverty
posted by Anjali Jaiswal, 1/31/15
Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, San Francisco: This version of the article was originally ...
Permission to Play in the Dirt: DePaul Art Museum Illuminates the Beauty of Decay
posted by Andrew Wetzler, 1/30/15
Andrew Wetzler, Director, Land & Wildlife Program, Chicago: Turn on a TV or open a ...
Retrofit Chicago Wins Recognition
posted by Rebecca Stanfield, 1/30/15
Rebecca Stanfield, Deputy Director for Policy, Midwest Program, Chicago: Our hearts ...
Antibiotic Resistance: What do my leafy greens have to do with it?
posted by Carmen Cordova, 1/30/15
Carmen Cordova, Sustainable Livestock Science Fellow, San Francisco: Dust from the ...
Latin America Green News: droughts in Brazil and Chile, Monarch butterfly numbers in Mexico still low, Colombia leading in reforestation efforts
posted by Maria Martinez, 1/30/15
Maria Martinez, Program Assistant, Director of Programs & Latin America Project, Washington, D.C.: ...
Philadelphia businesses get help from City for stormwater improvements
posted by Alisa Valderrama, 1/30/15
Alisa Valderrama, Senior Project Finance Attorney, New York: Novel program benefits ...
Mexican Energy Ministry Commits to Better Fuel Economy Standards for Government Vehicles
posted by Amanda Maxwell, 1/30/15
Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC: This blog post was guest authored ...
New Study Confirms Climate Risks of Burning Forest Biomass to Produce Electricity
posted by Sami Yassa, 1/30/15
Sami Yassa, Senior Scientist, Director of NRDC’s Markets Initiative, San Francisco: ...
Can it be cheap and easy to solve the climate problem? Yes!
posted by David Goldstein, 1/30/15
David Goldstein, Energy Program Co-Director, San Francisco: Some news outlets this ...
What to expect on Keystone XL now that the Senate has voted
posted by Liz Barratt-Brown, 1/30/15
Liz Barratt-Brown, Senior Advisor, Washington, DC: Now that Congress has voted to approve ...

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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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Los avances y asignaturas pendientes de calidad del aire de México durante el 2014
posted by Leticia Pineda, 1/22/15
Ante un nuevo año la oportunidad de seguir trabajando en la agenda ambiental, cuáles fueron los avances ...
NRDC tiene nuevo líder: Rhea Suh
posted by Evelyn Arevalo, 1/15/15
Este nuevo año encuentra a NRDC celebrando no solo los logros del año pasado, sino también un nuevo ...
Latinoamérica es parte de la solución climática
posted by Carolina Herrera, 12/19/14
El deshielo de sus glaciares, las tormentas más extremas  y las sequías sin precedentes ...
La legislación energética de México es esencial para la lucha contra el cambio climático
posted by Amanda Maxwell, 12/19/14
El presidente de México, Enrique Peña Nieto, habló en la Vigésima Conferencia ...

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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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