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The Clean Air Act has protected Americans and the air we breathe from harmful pollution for 40 years. Some members of Congress are now attempting to weaken and dismantle this time-tested safeguard of public health. Read more >

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Clean Power is for Montanans, Wildlife
posted by Amanda Jahshan, 7/29/15
Amanda Jahshan, Wildlife Energy Conservation Fellow, Bozeman, MT: (Photo of Yellowstone ...
Wacky weather wears on farmers
posted by Claire O'Connor, 7/29/15
Claire O'Connor, Policy Analyst, Santa Monica: Farmers have always been at the mercy ...
Guest Blog: Report Card Highlights Canada's 'Hesitant' Support for Cleantech Deployment
posted by Danielle Droitsch, 7/29/15
Danielle Droitsch, Senior Policy Analyst, Canada Project, Washington, D.C.: Guest blog ...
Last Chance for Public Comments on the Tongue River Railroad (the worst idea ever)
posted by Amanda Jahshan, 7/29/15
Amanda Jahshan, Wildlife Energy Conservation Fellow, Bozeman, MT: (Photo of Otter Creek ...
We Made DC Water's Green Infrastructure Proposal Better - But There's Still Room for Improvement
posted by Becky Hammer, 7/29/15
Becky Hammer, Project Attorney, Water Program, Washington, DC: Earlier this week, the ...
Trying to Stop Another Nanosilver Pesticide
posted by Mae Wu, 7/28/15
Mae Wu, Program Attorney, Washington, DC: Yogi Berra said it best: It's like déjà vu, ...
Court of Appeals Upholds California Shark Fin Ban
posted by Seth Atkinson, 7/28/15
Seth Atkinson, Staff Attorney, San Francisco: Big news! Sharks will continue to receive ...
New scorecard reveals polluter attacks against renewable energy
posted by Aliya Haq, 7/28/15
Aliya Haq, Climate Change Special Projects Director, Washington, D.C.: ALEC. The Heartland ...
Groups appeal for right to intervene in NJ pollution case, argue against settlement between ExxonMobil & Christie at this week's hearing
posted by Margaret Brown, 7/28/15
Margaret Brown, Staff Attorney, New York Program, New York: Joseph DiGiorgio, now a ...
The Persistence of Change: Coal Gets Pushed Off the Podium
posted by Sierra Martinez, 7/27/15
Sierra Martinez, Legal Director, California Energy Projects, San Francisco: Government ...

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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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Un llamado a la acción por nuestra casa común
posted by Adrianna Quintero, 7/22/15
El cambio climático es problema de todos. Charly Alberti, no solo ha marcado la historia de la música ...
Anuncio de Brasil y EE.UU. abre la puerta para un compromiso climático robusto de Brasil antes del COP en Paris
posted by Amanda Maxwell, 7/2/15
"Como economías principales, los Estados Unidos y Brasil continuarán liderando en la lucha contra el ...
Vida Verde: Consejos para ahorrar energía y dinero en el verano
posted by Evelyn Arevalo, 6/25/15
El clima ya está un poco caluroso en ciertas partes donde se vive el verano en estos meses. Nuestra ...
El mensaje del Papa Francisco y el comercio de derechos de emisión en California
posted by Evelyn Arevalo, 6/24/15
Les comparto este blog de mi colega Ralph Cavanagh, el cual además de clarificar una malinterpretación ...

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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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