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South Carolina floods a wake-up call for the future
posted by Rob Moore, 10/8/15
Rob Moore, Senior Policy Analyst, Chicago: While Hurricane Joaquin didn't make landfall ...
It's Time to Fix the Trash Clean-Up Plan for the Anacostia River
posted by Becky Hammer, 10/8/15
Becky Hammer, Project Attorney, Water Program, Washington, DC: The Anacostia River ...
New Report: "Tectonic Shift" in U.S. Energy Use--Renewables Surging; Coal, Oil, and Electricity Down
posted by Ralph Cavanagh, 10/8/15
Ralph Cavanagh, Energy Program Co-Director, San Francisco, CA: I recently heard the ...
After South Carolina Floods, We Must Act to Prevent Similar Disasters
posted by Ben Chou, 10/8/15
Ben Chou, Water Policy Analyst, Santa Monica, California: Having spent more than half ...
The Need for Updated Federal Flood Risk Standards
posted by Joel Scata, 10/8/15
Joel Scata, Water Policy Advocate, Chicago: Historic flooding has devastated South ...
The Cheese Stands Alone--Energy Mandates Committee Makes Unpopular and Unsupported Recommendations, Gets Denounced by Many Across Ohio
posted by Samantha Williams, 10/8/15
Samantha Williams, Staff Attorney, Chicago: Last week the heads of the Energy Mandates ...
There's Still Time for the California Energy Commission to Fix the Drought Rebate Program
posted by Ben Chou, 10/7/15
Ben Chou, Water Policy Analyst, Santa Monica, California: In the flurry of bills that ...
California Formalizes Big Energy Efficiency Step - Now the Hard Work Begins
posted by Lara Ettenson, 10/7/15
Lara Ettenson, Director, California Energy Efficiency Policy, San Francisco: The state's ...
Governor Brown Signs Pathbreaking Climate and Clean Energy Legislation
posted by Annie Notthoff, 10/7/15
Annie Notthoff, California Advocacy Director, San Francisco office and Sacramento: ...
Pebble Mine's William Cohen PR Stunt: Follow the Money
posted by Joel Reynolds, 10/7/15
Joel Reynolds, Western Director, Senior Attorney, Santa Monica, CA: It's easy to understand ...

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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 de California aprueba legislación que establece metas ambiciosas de energía limpia
posted by Linda Escalante, 10/8/15
Griffith Park en Los Angeles, conocido como el parque municipal con área silvestre urbana más grande ...
París: Primera prueba importante para alcanzar objetivos climáticos mundiales
posted by Adrianna Quintero, 9/30/15
Les comparto este blog de mi colega Brendan Guy: Los líderes de 193 países del mundo adoptaron este ...
Profesionales de salud hispanos analizan los efectos del clima en la salud de nuestra comunidad
posted by Juan Declet-Barreto, 9/29/15
Profesionales hispanos de la salud y defensores de la salud comunitaria se están dando cuenta de los ...
NRDC: California avanza legislación de energía histórica
posted by Evelyn Arevalo, 9/14/15
Los legisladores de California aprueban la propuesta de ley SB 350, la cual es como bien dice el Gobernador ...

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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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