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Reflecting on the "People's President" to Solve India's Energy Challenges: Renewable Energy Act is Step in Right Direction
posted by Anjali Jaiswal, 7/31/15
Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, San Francisco: Guest Post by Nehmat Kaur, NRDC India ...
Global HFC phase down makes slow but steady progress, with India among nations pushing forward
posted by Anjali Jaiswal, 7/31/15
Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, San Francisco: Guest Post by Bhaskar Deol and Morgan ...
Sharing Economy and Future Metro Transportation Sales Tax Measure: Building Transit and Making Connections to Reduce Gridlock and Pollution
posted by Fernando Cazares, 7/31/15
Fernando Cazares, LA Regional Coordinator (Urban Solutions) & Policy Advocate, Washington, D.C.: ...
Big Coal's War on Itself
posted by Dave Hawkins, 7/31/15
Dave Hawkins, Director of Climate Programs, Washington, D.C.: Co-authored by Andrew ...
Solar Energy is in a 'Good State' in India
posted by Sameer Kwatra, 7/31/15
Sameer Kwatra, India Energy and Climate Policy Analyst, Washington, D.C.: As the sun ...
China Environmental News Alert - July 31, 2015
posted by NRDC China Team, 7/31/15
NRDC China Team, Beijing, China: July 25 - July 31, 2015 A quick weekly overview of ...
Cities Should Engage with the Clean Power Plan - Here's How
posted by Kimi Narita, 7/31/15
Kimi Narita, Director of Strategic Engagement, City Energy Project, Santa Monica, CA: ...
The Clean Power Plan Offers Hope for the Oceans
posted by Lisa Suatoni, 7/30/15
Lisa Suatoni, Senior Scientist, New York: U.S. marine ecosystems and fisheries have ...
Environmental Justice Communities Demand Clean Air in Online Video
posted by Melissa Lin Perrella, 7/30/15
Melissa Lin Perrella, Staff Attorney, Southern California Air Project, Santa Monica: ...
EPA risk assessment finds trichloroethylene (TCE) too toxic for use in dry-cleaners and hobby arts & crafts. Experts say to ban unsafe and unnecessary uses.
posted by Jennifer Sass, 7/30/15
Jennifer Sass, Senior Scientist, Washington, D.C.: Update - July 2015. Good news! EPA ...

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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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Un llamado a la acción por nuestra casa común
posted by Adrianna Quintero, 7/22/15
El cambio climático es problema de todos. Charly Alberti, no solo ha marcado la historia de la música ...
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 ...

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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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