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Is Clean Energy a Mega-opportunity for Virginia? Is the Pope Catholic??
posted by Walton Shepherd, 7/3/15
Walton Shepherd, Staff Attorney, Washington, D.C.: Pope Francis's genuinely moving ...
Utility Rate Decision in California Can Help Transition to Cleaner Electric System - Could Be Much Better
posted by Sheryl Carter, 7/3/15
Sheryl Carter, Co-Director, Energy Program, San Francisco: The California Public Utilities ...
It's a SNAP: EPA Cuts HFC Super-Pollutants to Curb Dangerous Climate Change
posted by David Doniger, 7/2/15
David Doniger, Director, Climate and Clean Air Program, Washington, D.C.: The Environmental ...
Alaska's Fiscal Crisis and Four Other Reasons to Stop Wasting Public Funds to Dam the Susitna River
posted by Monty Schmitt, 7/2/15
Monty Schmitt, Senior Scientist, San Joaquin River Project Manager, San Francisco: ...
California's Final Fracking EIR Leaves Communities to Protect Themselves
posted by Giulia C.S. Good Stefani, 7/2/15
Giulia C.S. Good Stefani, Attorney, Marine Mammal and Southern California Ecosystems Projects, Santa ...
De Blasio Administration to Require Composting by NYC's Largest Food Waste Generators
posted by Eric Goldstein, 7/2/15
Eric Goldstein, Director of NRDC's New York City Environment, NY: The administration ...
Latin America Green News: Brazil and the U.S. announce joint partnership on climate, Portugal plans to invest in Mexico's renewables, Norway invests in Amazon conservation
posted by Maria Martinez, 7/2/15
Maria Martinez, Program Assistant, Director of Programs & Latin America Project, Washington, D.C.: ...
UN's World Heritage Committee Agrees to Examine Plight of Monarch Migration
posted by Andrew Wetzler, 7/2/15
Andrew Wetzler, Director, Land & Wildlife Program, Chicago: The following is a guest ...
Celebrating all the Nation's Neighborhoods on Independence Day
posted by Shelley Poticha, 7/2/15
Shelley Poticha, Director, Urban Solutions, DC: Pervasive inequality should be at the ...
St. Francis of Assisi: The Inspiration for the Pope's Encyclical On Climate Change
posted by Kit Kennedy, 7/1/15
Kit Kennedy, Director of Energy and Transportation, New York: This post was guest written ...

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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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Anuncio de Brasil y EE.UU. abre la puerta para un compromiso climático robusto de Brasil antes del COP en Paris
posted by Amanda Maxwell, 7/2/15
"Como economías principales, los Estados Unidos y Brasil continuarán liderando en la lucha contra el ...
Vida Verde: Consejos para ahorrar energía y dinero en el verano
posted by Evelyn Arevalo, 6/25/15
El clima ya está un poco caluroso en ciertas partes donde se vive el verano en estos meses. Nuestra ...
El mensaje del Papa Francisco y el comercio de derechos de emisión en California
posted by Evelyn Arevalo, 6/24/15
Les comparto este blog de mi colega Ralph Cavanagh, el cual además de clarificar una malinterpretación ...
La encíclica del Papa Francisco toca la fibra sensible en Latino América
posted by Amanda Maxwell, 6/24/15
"El cambio climático es un problema global con graves dimensiones ambientales, sociales, económicas, ...

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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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