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Crain & Crain's anti-regulatory analysis earns a C-
posted by Laurie Johnson, 11/25/14
Laurie Johnson, Chief Economist, Climate and Clean Air Program, Washington, DC: As ...
Pennsylvania's Bob Casey Voices Support for EPA's Plan To Cut Carbon Pollution From Power Plants
posted by Jackson Morris, 11/25/14
Jackson Morris, Director, Eastern Energy, Danville, Pa.: Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) deserves ...
Groups Sue Mendocino County for Illegal Contract with Wildlife Services
posted by Elly Pepper, 11/25/14
Elly Pepper, Legislative Advocate, Washington, DC: In 2012*, California’s Mendocino ...
Giving thanks for a bountiful, beautiful harvest season
posted by Claire O'Connor, 11/25/14
Claire O'Connor, Policy Analyst, Santa Monica: Thanksgiving has a special place in ...
BLM Rejects a Poorly Sited Solar Project in the California Desert -- A Good Move for Smart from the Start Planning
posted by Helen O'Shea, 11/25/14
Helen O'Shea, Director, Western Renewable Energy Project, San Francisco: Last week, ...
Leaked Internal Presentation Details the Oil Industry's Coordinated Multi-State Campaign to Stop Progress on Clean Energy
posted by Merrian Borgeson, 11/25/14
Merrian Borgeson, Senior Scientist, Energy and Transportation, San Francisco: The Western ...
Energy Efficiency and Renewables Are Lowest Risk/Cost Investments for Utilities
posted by Sheryl Carter, 11/25/14
Sheryl Carter, Co-Director, Energy Program, San Francisco: A new report by utility ...
Holiday cheer shouldn't include toxic pesticides
posted by Veena Singla, 11/25/14
Veena Singla, Staff Scientist, Health Program, San Francisco: I remember the ritual ...
Three necessary steps for the Mexican energy reform to help boost clean power and fight climate change
posted by Carolina Herrera, 11/24/14
Carolina Herrera, Latin America Advocate, Washington DC: Numerous countries in Latin ...
Big Step Taken Toward a More Coordinated Grid
posted by Carl Zichella, 11/24/14
Carl Zichella, Director of Western Energy Transmission, San Francisco: On November ...

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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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En espera de las mariposas monarca
posted by Carolina Herrera, 11/7/14
Como todos los años, en esta época, millones de mariposas monarca están en movimiento, ...
La carga de la exploración: ¿Quién pagará el precio de la fracturación hidráulica en California?
posted by Miriam Rotkin-Ellman, 10/23/14
Las comunidades de minorías en California frecuentemente sufren mucho más que otras: desde ...
Jóvenes en la Florida toman acción
posted by Pamela Rivera, 10/22/14
Este agosto varios científicos importantes se reunieron con el gobernador Rick Scott para ...
Gobernador ratificó prohibición de bolsas de plástico liderada por legisladores Latinos
posted by Linda Escalante, 9/30/14
Después de varios intentos por aprobar una ley estatal que prohíba el uso de las bolsas ...

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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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