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Revised Forecast for UN Climate Summit after the March: Cloudy with Commitments and Much Brighter Prospects Ahead
posted by Jacob Scherr, 9/22/14
Jacob Scherr, Senior Advisor, International Program, Washington, DC: There is no question ...
Time for More Solar on Schools and More Solar Schools
posted by Nathanael Greene, 9/22/14
Nathanael Greene, Director of Renewable Energy Policy, New York City: Hot on the ...
Illinois's climate plan can also be its plan for economic growth
posted by Rebecca Stanfield, 9/22/14
Rebecca Stanfield, Deputy Director for Policy, Midwest Program, Chicago: Following ...
Do the Right Thing: Institutions Can Responsibly Divest from Fossil Fuels
posted by Peter Lehner, 9/22/14
Peter Lehner, Executive Director, New York City: The world is on track to dump 2.5 ...
Do greener, healthier cities need an 'elevator speech'?
posted by Kaid Benfield, 9/22/14
Kaid Benfield, Special Counsel for Urban Solutions, Washington, DC:    For ...
Mayor's HUGE Pledge to Cut Climate Pollution by 80% Can Lower Bills, Safeguard NYC
posted by Raya Salter, 9/21/14
Raya Salter, Senior Utility Advocate, New York City: On the heels of a historic march ...
Million Electric Vehicle Bill Signed by Governor Brown
posted by Max Baumhefner, 9/21/14
Max Baumhefner, Attorney, Clean Vehicles & Fuels, San Francisco: Governor Brown just ...
We Made History: 400,000 March for Climate Action
posted by Frances Beinecke, 9/21/14
Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City: Today I joined the People’s ...
Connecting Dots
posted by Shelley Poticha, 9/21/14
Shelley Poticha, Director, Urban Solutions, DC: This morning, a conversation with my ...
House Republications Push Bill to Weaken Pesticide Regulations - H.R.5447
posted by Jennifer Sass, 9/20/14
Jennifer Sass, Senior Scientist, Washington, D.C.: House Republicans and their industrial ...

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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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