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How Clean Energy Can Power Climate Action During Obama's Visit to India
posted by Anjali Jaiswal, 1/24/15
Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, San Francisco: Co-authored by Meredith Connolly, NRDC ...
Latin America Green News: Chile to invest $3 billion in renewables this year, Argentina's third solar energy farm, chocolate and deforestation in Peru
posted by Maria Martinez, 1/23/15
Maria Martinez, Program Assistant, Director of Programs & Latin America Project, Washington, D.C.: ...
New Study Provides Evidence that Minorities and Low-Income Communities are Disproportionately Impacted by Roadway Pollution, and Demonstrates a Better Approach to Determine Future Vehicle Pollution
posted by Morgan Wyenn, 1/23/15
Morgan Wyenn, Project Attorney, Santa Monica: A few years ago we in the NRDC LA Air ...
A 50-Percent-By-2025 Renewable Energy Standard Can Help Gov. Cuomo Realize His "Opportunity Agenda"
posted by Kit Kennedy, 1/23/15
Kit Kennedy, Director of Energy and Transportation, New York: In the wake of Governor ...
New Study Shows Alternative Fuel Supplies Could Triple on the West Coast
posted by Simon Mui, 1/23/15
Simon Mui, Director, Clean Vehicles and Fuels, San Francisco: In my line of work to ...
A New York State of Mind on Food and Farms
posted by Mark Izeman, 1/23/15
Mark Izeman, Director of the New York Program and Senior Attorney, New York: One in ...
Senate Bill Would Gut the Clean Water Act and Green Light the Pebble Mine
posted by Taryn Kiekow Heimer, 1/23/15
Taryn Kiekow Heimer, Senior Policy Analyst, Marine Mammal Protection Project, Santa Monica, California: ...
New Poll: Maine Residents Support Clean Energy, EPA Plan to Cut Power Plant Pollution
posted by Derek Murrow, 1/23/15
Derek Murrow, Director, Federal Energy Policy, Washington, D.C.: Solar panels at Mt. ...
Politicians Take Note: New Hampshire Wants Clean Energy
posted by Pat Remick, 1/23/15
Pat Remick, Senior Energy Communications Strategist, Washington, D.C.: As potential ...
Poll: Colorado Supports Clean Energy and Limits on Dangerous Power Plant Carbon Pollution
posted by Noah Long, 1/23/15
Noah Long, Senior Attorney, San Francisco: When it comes to their energy mix, Colorado ...

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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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NRDC tiene nuevo líder: Rhea Suh
posted by Evelyn Arevalo, 1/15/15
Este nuevo año encuentra a NRDC celebrando no solo los logros del año pasado, sino también un nuevo ...
Latinoamérica es parte de la solución climática
posted by Carolina Herrera, 12/19/14
El deshielo de sus glaciares, las tormentas más extremas  y las sequías sin precedentes ...
La legislación energética de México es esencial para la lucha contra el cambio climático
posted by Amanda Maxwell, 12/19/14
El presidente de México, Enrique Peña Nieto, habló en la Vigésima Conferencia ...
Consejos para el hogar en invierno
posted by Evelyn Arevalo, 12/19/14
Las bajas temperaturas en el invierno nos obliga a subirle al termostato para mantenernos calientitos ...

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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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