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First New York Green Bank deals to bring up to $800MM in Clean Energy Investments to New York State
posted by Doug Sims, 10/22/14
Doug Sims, Director of Strategy and Finance, Center for Market Innovation, New York: ...
A Major Agreement That is Good News for Utah Wilderness
posted by Bobby McEnaney, 10/22/14
Bobby McEnaney, Senior Lands Analyst, Deputy Director Western Renewables Energy Program, DC: ...
Threat to Cabo Pulmo National Park from Cabo Cortés project re-emerges
posted by Carolina Herrera, 10/22/14
Carolina Herrera, Latin America Advocate, Washington DC: In a move that places Cabo ...
The Clean Water Act -- 42 Birthday Candles and Half a Million Americans Who Support It
posted by Jon Devine, 10/22/14
Jon Devine, Senior Attorney, Washington, D.C.: Forty-two years ago this past Saturday, ...
Burden of the Boom: Who Will Pay the Price for Fracking in California?
posted by Miriam Rotkin-Ellman, 10/22/14
Miriam Rotkin-Ellman, Scientist, San Francisco: From polluted skies to contaminated ...
Feeding the 5000 Oakland: Bringing Food Waste Awareness by the Dumpster Load
posted by Tiffany Traynum, 10/21/14
Tiffany Traynum, Program Assistant, San Francisco: As everyone knows, I like keeping ...
This Is How America Will Cut Dangerous Pollution and Stamp Out Our Carbon Footprint
posted by Frances Beinecke, 10/21/14
Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City: Millions of people in Southern ...
AWEA's Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition Emphasizes Offshore Wind's Bright Future While Also Calling for Action
posted by Kit Kennedy, 10/21/14
Kit Kennedy, Director of Energy and Transportation, New York: Guest Blog by Andrea ...
The tar sands train that couldn't
posted by Anthony Swift, 10/21/14
Anthony Swift, Attorney, International Program, Washington, DC: This blog was co-written ...
Grid Modernization and Public Lands
posted by Carl Zichella, 10/20/14
Carl Zichella, Director of Western Energy Transmission, San Francisco: Here at NRDC ...

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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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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 ...
La acción climática se siente a todo nivel, desde las calles hasta las Naciones Unidas
posted by Frances Beinecke, 9/25/14
Algo extraordinario pasó en la Cumbre sobre el clima de las Naciones Unidas el martes. Uno tras ...
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 ...

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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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