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Pacific Northwest Surges Forward Again on Energy Efficiency with Plan Approved Today
posted by Ralph Cavanagh, 2/10/16
Ralph Cavanagh, Energy Program Co-Director, San Francisco, CA: Idaho, Montana, Oregon ...
Our Climate Progress Will Not Be Stayed
posted by Rhea Suh, 2/10/16
Rhea Suh, President, New York City: The U.S. Supreme Court has delayed implementation ...
Advanced Electric Water Heaters Could Save Money and Cut Pollution
posted by Robin Roy, 2/10/16
Robin Roy, Director, Building Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy Strategy, Washington, DC: ...
In Texas, oil and gas companies get away with ignoring the rules that protect drinking water
posted by Amy Mall, 2/10/16
Amy Mall, Senior Policy Analyst, Washington, D.C.: A scathing investigation by WFAA ...
Reliability Prescription for States for Cutting Carbon Pollution: Plan Ahead, Plan Together
posted by John Moore, 2/9/16
John Moore, Senior Attorney – The Sustainable FERC Project, Chicago: The Clean Power ...
Bacigalupi's The Water Knife Cuts to the Core on Climate Change
posted by Joel Scata, 2/9/16
Joel Scata, Water Policy Advocate, Chicago: A yellow Tesla rockets across the dusty ...
Robbing Peter to Pay Paul Won't Stop Future Drinking Water Disasters
posted by Mae Wu, 2/8/16
Mae Wu, Program Attorney, Washington, DC: When I started writing on Switchboard more ...
New York's First Emissions Regulations for Distributed Generation Will Slash Diesel Pollution
posted by Miles Farmer, 2/8/16
Miles Farmer, Legal Fellow, Energy & Transportation Program, New York City: This post ...
STUDY: Oil Industry Triggers California Earthquakes
posted by Giulia C.S. Good Stefani, 2/6/16
Giulia C.S. Good Stefani, Attorney, Marine Mammal and Southern California Ecosystems Projects, Santa ...
Latin America Green News: rising temperatures affect Mexico's crop production, Ecuador feels impacts of climate change, Chile to build innovative solar hydropower plant
posted by Maria Martinez, 2/5/16
Maria Martinez, Program Assistant, Director of Programs & Latin America Project, Washington, D.C.: ...

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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 oportunidad dorada de California para crear un futuro de agua sostenible
posted by Anna Wearn, 1/26/16
Un desafío histórico "La sequía" ha sido un tema de conversación constante en California. De hecho, ...
2016: Un año lleno de posibilidades y acción climática
posted by Adrianna Quintero, 1/21/16
Aunque para casi todos nosotros no quedaba duda de la magnitud de la crisis climática, hoy quedó confirmada. ...
Linda Greer: ¡Allons! Post París
posted by Adrianna Quintero, 1/20/16
Les comparto este blog de mi colega Linda Greer: Mucho se ha escrito sobre el papel constructivo que ...
El Año Nuevo nos trae muchas oportunidades de colaboración climática
posted by Adrianna Quintero, 12/15/15
Ha sido un diciembre inolvidable en una ciudad inolvidable, Paris... El 6 diciembre, tuvimos el honor ...

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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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