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Mexico announces ambitious emission reduction target in lead up to Paris
posted by Carolina Herrera, 3/27/15
Carolina Herrera, Latin America Advocate, Washington DC: Earlier today, Mexico announced ...
Some Republicans Step Back from GOP Climate Change Wrecking Ball
posted by Rhea Suh, 3/27/15
Rhea Suh, President, New York City: Senate Republican leaders had been eyeing a raft ...
The Pebble Partnership and the Demeaning of Independence
posted by Joel Reynolds, 3/27/15
Joel Reynolds, Western Director, Senior Attorney, Santa Monica, CA: Leave it to the ...
Washington, Minnesota, and New York Regulators Lead Utility Reform Surge
posted by Sheryl Carter, 3/27/15
Sheryl Carter, Co-Director, Energy Program, San Francisco: Utility regulators in ...
China's War on Pollution Is Gaining Traction
posted by Barbara Finamore, 3/27/15
Barbara Finamore, Senior Attorney and Asia Director, Beijing: Beijing just announced ...
Glyphosate herbicide linked to cancer - IARC World Health Organization assessment
posted by Jennifer Sass, 3/27/15
Jennifer Sass, Senior Scientist, Washington, D.C.: The International Agency for Research ...
More Action Needed in National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria
posted by Mae Wu, 3/27/15
Mae Wu, Program Attorney, Washington, DC: On Friday, the White House will release its ...
City Energy Project Cities' Buildings Make ENERGY STAR Top 10
posted by Melissa Wright, 3/26/15
Melissa Wright, Director, City Energy Project, New York: This week the federal ENERGY ...
Car(e)-free 17 days and counting
posted by Amanda Eaken, 3/26/15
Amanda Eaken, Deputy Director, Urban Solutions, San Francisco: My recent decision to ...
Cars Are Getting Cleaner and Driving Job Growth
posted by Luke Tonachel, 3/26/15
Luke Tonachel, Vehicles Analyst, New York City: Investments in clean energy technologies ...

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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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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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