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INDIA GREEN NEWS: Climate Change to Impact Ganga's Dynamics; $57 Billion Green Lending Targets by 2022; New Online Pollution Monitoring
posted by Ariel Cooper, 4/1/15
Ariel Cooper, Program Assistant, San Francisco: India Green News is a selection of ...
NRDC's Climate Smart Flood Insurance Reforms
posted by Rob Moore, 3/31/15
Rob Moore, Senior Policy Analyst, Chicago: Flooding is on the rise, if you'll excuse ...
Clean Energy, Energy Efficiency Key to Growing Economy and Fighting Climate Change in Virginia
posted by Walton Shepherd, 3/31/15
Walton Shepherd, Staff Attorney, Washington, D.C.: Climate change threatens Virginia's ...
As the World Gathers to Plan for Disaster Risk Reduction, Ahmedabad Heat Action Plan Highlighted
posted by Ariel Cooper, 3/31/15
Ariel Cooper, Program Assistant, San Francisco: Resilience is now a core part of the ...
California Snowpack Will Set New Dismal Record
posted by Ben Chou, 3/31/15
Ben Chou, Water Policy Analyst, Santa Monica, California: California likes to be the ...
New U.S. Climate Target is Achievable and Sends an Important Signal to the World
posted by Jake Schmidt, 3/31/15
Jake Schmidt, Director, International Program, Washington, DC: Today the U.S. formally ...
Despite its Critics, China Takes an Important Step to Curb the Ivory Trade
posted by Andrew Wetzler, 3/31/15
Andrew Wetzler, Director, Land & Wildlife Program, Chicago: A month ago, on the eve ...
Top 10 Reasons Why States Should Ignore Senator McConnell's "Just Say No" Advice on Carbon Pollution
posted by David Doniger, 3/31/15
David Doniger, Director, Climate and Clean Air Program, Washington, D.C.: Senate Majority ...
Court Rules for Whales in Case Challenging Navy Activities in the Pacific
posted by Zak Smith, 3/30/15
Zak Smith, Attorney, Marine Mammal Protection Project, Santa Monica: Is this whale ...
A Flexible Plan for Reliable Electric Service and Cleaner Air
posted by John Moore, 3/30/15
John Moore, Senior Attorney – The Sustainable FERC Project, Chicago: Power plants are ...

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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 ...
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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 energía renovable y los negocios: Líderes latinos iluminan el camino
posted by Analisa Freitas, 3/17/15
"El cambio climático nos afecta a todos. Los efectos del cambio climático se sienten en el agua que ...
Empresa de servicio público en la Florida evita contaminación y ahorra dinero a sus clientes (con compra y cierre de central a carbón)
posted by Pamela Rivera, 3/12/15
La empresa más grande de electricidad en la Florida, Florida Power & Light (FPL), ha anunciado planes ...
El cambio climático amenaza la salud en EE. UU. pero el Plan de Energía Limpia puede protegernos
posted by Juan Declet-Barreto, 2/28/15
Las emisiones de carbono que causan el cambio climático amenazan nuestra salud provocando olas de calor ...
Plan de exploración petrolera mar adentro pone en riesgo el ártico y el litoral este
posted by Peter Lehner, 2/12/15
El gobierno de Obama ha propuesto un plan de perforación petrolera y de gas mar adentro. El plan abriría ...

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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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