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STUDY: Oil Industry Triggers California Earthquakes
posted by Giulia C.S. Good Stefani, 2/6/16
Giulia C.S. Good Stefani, Attorney, Marine Mammal and Southern California Ecosystems Projects, Santa ...
Latin America Green News: rising temperatures affect Mexico's crop production, Ecuador feels impacts of climate change, Chile to build innovative solar hydropower plant
posted by Maria Martinez, 2/5/16
Maria Martinez, Program Assistant, Director of Programs & Latin America Project, Washington, D.C.: ...
Seattle's pioneering RainWise stormwater-pollution prevention program just got even better
posted by Alisa Valderrama, 2/5/16
Alisa Valderrama, Senior Project Finance Attorney, New York: The Rainwise program, ...
Proposing an Overdue Oil and Climate Security Fee
posted by Deron Lovaas, 2/5/16
Deron Lovaas, State/Federal Policy & Practice Director, Urban Solutions, Washington, D.C.: ...
California Leads on Reducing Methane Emissions from Oil & Gas Operations
posted by Briana Mordick, 2/5/16
Briana Mordick, Staff Scientist, San Francisco: California took a big step forward ...
Using Big Data to Help Solve the Big Building Energy Problem
posted by Shelley Poticha, 2/5/16
Shelley Poticha, Director, Urban Solutions, DC: Big Data isn't just an impressive show ...
More drinking water contamination linked to the oil and gas industry in Texas and Pennsylvania
posted by Amy Mall, 2/5/16
Amy Mall, Senior Policy Analyst, Washington, D.C.: Two recent drinking water investigations ...
Amazingly Good Energy News Reaffirmed
posted by Ralph Cavanagh, 2/4/16
Ralph Cavanagh, Energy Program Co-Director, San Francisco, CA: In each of the last ...
EPSA Decision: Great for Demand Response and Nothing for States to Fear
posted by Miles Farmer, 2/4/16
Miles Farmer, Legal Fellow, Energy & Transportation Program, New York City: This post ...
EPA's MODEL TRADING RULE SHOULD DRAW A LINE AT THE FOREST
posted by Sami Yassa, 2/4/16
Sami Yassa, Senior Scientist, Director of NRDC’s Markets Initiative, San Francisco: ...

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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 oportunidad dorada de California para crear un futuro de agua sostenible
posted by Anna Wearn, 1/26/16
Un desafío histórico "La sequía" ha sido un tema de conversación constante en California. De hecho, ...
2016: Un año lleno de posibilidades y acción climática
posted by Adrianna Quintero, 1/21/16
Aunque para casi todos nosotros no quedaba duda de la magnitud de la crisis climática, hoy quedó confirmada. ...
Linda Greer: ¡Allons! Post París
posted by Adrianna Quintero, 1/20/16
Les comparto este blog de mi colega Linda Greer: Mucho se ha escrito sobre el papel constructivo que ...
El Año Nuevo nos trae muchas oportunidades de colaboración climática
posted by Adrianna Quintero, 12/15/15
Ha sido un diciembre inolvidable en una ciudad inolvidable, Paris... El 6 diciembre, tuvimos el honor ...

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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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