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The daunting challenge of unwalkable America (excerpted from People Habitat)
posted by Kaid Benfield, 9/2/14
Kaid Benfield, Special Counsel for Urban Solutions, Washington, DC:   (Today’s ...
Latino Leaders in California Legislature Steer Statewide Plastic Bag Ban Bill onto Governor Brown's Desk
posted by Linda Escalante, 8/30/14
Linda Escalante, Policy Advocate, California and Latino Advocacy programs, Santa Monica: ...
India Green News: Solar and Wind Potential Receives Investment Interest; Governments Partner to Tackle Climate Change
posted by Avinash Kar, 8/29/14
Avinash Kar, Staff Attorney, San Francisco: India Green News is a selection of news ...
President Appoints Arkansas Utility Commissioner to FERC
posted by Allison Clements, 8/29/14
Allison Clements, Senior Attorney, Project for Sustainable FERC Energy Policy, New York: ...
Map-gate: The Newest Strange Claims About the Clean Water Protection Rule
posted by Jon Devine, 8/29/14
Jon Devine, Senior Attorney, Washington, D.C.: Over the last couple days, there has ...
Latin America Green News: Mexico's solar panel tariff, Chile's "five star" glacier law, and Brazil's deforestation gang
posted by Carolina Herrera, 8/29/14
Carolina Herrera, Latin America Advocate, Washington DC: Latin America Green News is ...
Dept. of Energy Report Shows How Far U.S. Wind Has Come and the Challenges Ahead
posted by Kit Kennedy, 8/29/14
Kit Kennedy, Director of Energy and Transportation, New York: This blog post first ...
Million Electric Vehicle Bill Sent to Governor Brown
posted by Max Baumhefner, 8/28/14
Max Baumhefner, Attorney, Clean Vehicles & Fuels, San Francisco: California is poised ...
A Water Bond to Protect the Environment and the Economy
posted by Doug Obegi, 8/28/14
Doug Obegi, Staff Attorney, Western Water Project, San Francisco: Virtually all of ...
The Pay TV Industry Has Tuned into Set-top Boxes that Waste Less Energy
posted by Noah Horowitz, 8/28/14
Noah Horowitz, Senior Scientist and Director of the Center for Energy Efficiency, San Francisco, CA: ...

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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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Manos a la obra con un plan fuerte para proteger a los floridanos de la contaminación de carbono
posted by Pamela Rivera, 8/20/14
A lo largo de nuestra campaña para animar al gobernador de la Florida, Rick Scott, para desarrollar ...
Los estadounidenses expresan apoyo por normas para combatir el cambio climático
posted by Frances Beinecke, 8/18/14
La Agencia de Protección Ambiental llevó a cabo audiencias públicas exitosas en ...
California y México trabajarán juntos por mejores regulaciones ambientales
posted by Leticia Pineda, 8/1/14
Este lunes en el marco de la visita del Gobernador de California Jerry Brown a México, se ...
Regulaciones para vehículos ligeros en México
posted by Leticia Pineda, 7/23/14
Tuvimos oportunidad de reflexionar acerca de los retos y oportunidades en torno a la armonización ...

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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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