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Floridians Should be Empowered to Help Fight Climate Change
posted by Pamela Rivera, 7/31/14
Pamela Rivera, Latino Engagement Associate / Program Assistant, Washington, D.C.: Things ...
Latest polling results in New York show continued growth in opposition to fracking
posted by Kate Sinding, 7/31/14
Kate Sinding, Senior Attorney, New York City: In New York’s Southern Tier, the ...
A Pinch from Real Life: Carbon pollution, Asthma and How We Can Use Efficiency to #ActOnClimate
posted by Robert Friedman, 7/31/14
Robert Friedman, Youth Engagement Coordinator, New York City: This blog post was written ...
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, 7/31/14
Jennifer Sass, Senior Scientist, Washington, D.C.: Trichloroethylene (TCE) is a highly ...
New York's Underused Water Infrastructure Funds Can Support Climate Resiliency
posted by Ben Chou, 7/31/14
Ben Chou, Water Policy Analyst, Washington, D.C.: Despite the nearly two years that ...
EPA's Pittsburgh Hearing on the Clean Power Plan: My Comments
posted by Jackson Morris, 7/31/14
Jackson Morris, Director, Eastern Energy, Danville, Pa.: EPA kicked off hearings this ...
Germany on fracking: "the dangers of this technology are too great"
posted by Amy Mall, 7/31/14
Amy Mall, Senior Policy Analyst, Washington, D.C.: The German federal environment agency ...
When Big Mains Break, Wasted Water is Only the Beginning
posted by Ed Osann, 7/30/14
Ed Osann, Senior Policy Analyst, Santa Monica: What are we to make of the incongruous ...
"Oil and gas spills surge, two a day, residents often not notified"
posted by Amy Mall, 7/30/14
Amy Mall, Senior Policy Analyst, Washington, D.C.: The Denver Post headline says it ...
FERC Commissioners: Clean Power Plan Doesn't Spell Doom for Grid Reliability
posted by Allison Clements, 7/30/14
Allison Clements, Senior Attorney, Project for Sustainable FERC Energy Policy, New York: ...

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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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Regulaciones para vehículos ligeros en México
posted by Leticia Pineda, 7/23/14
Tuvimos oportunidad de reflexionar acerca de los retos y oportunidades en torno a la armonización ...
A luchar
posted by Adrianna Quintero, 7/23/14
Este verano marca un hito en la lucha contra el cambio climático. Desde ahora hasta el 12 de ...
Domando el caos climático
posted by Evelyn Arevalo, 7/14/14
Después de una caótica Copa Mundial, donde se vieron genialidades y fatalidades, he quedado ...
Vive verde: Héroe del reciclaje en el pulmón del mundo
posted by Adrianna Quintero, 6/27/14
El mes pasado tuve la oportunidad de viajar a la amazonia colombiana a visitar a un empresario que ...

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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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