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What might the future look like if we took climate change seriously?
posted by Merrian Borgeson, 12/19/14
Merrian Borgeson, Senior Scientist, Energy and Transportation, San Francisco: A new ...
2014 Meant More Renewables In More Places For Less Money: The Year In Review
posted by Nathanael Greene, 12/19/14
Nathanael Greene, Director of Renewable Energy Policy, New York City: Another in NRDC's ...
Success Story from Vibrant Gujarat: Evaluating Ahmedabad's Heat Action Plan
posted by Anjali Jaiswal, 12/19/14
Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, San Francisco: Guest blog by Nehmat Kaur, NRDC India ...
California Energy Efficiency Coalition Offers First Set of Recommendations for New Program Planning Model
posted by Lara Ettenson, 12/19/14
Lara Ettenson, Director, California Energy Efficiency Policy, San Francisco: Nearly ...
Progress Despite Politics: Ohio's Energy Future Tour Launches in Cleveland
posted by Samantha Williams, 12/19/14
Samantha Williams, Staff Attorney, Chicago: Photo: Mr.TinDC on Flickr, under Creative ...
The Year in Climate Action
posted by Peter Lehner, 12/19/14
Peter Lehner, Executive Director, New York City: Climate change continued to hit home ...
Latin America Green News: Peru's highest deforestation levels in a decade, a win for Mexico's energy transition law, big boost to Chile's renewable energy market
posted by Maria Martinez, 12/19/14
Maria Martinez, Program Assistant, Director of Programs & Latin America Project, Washington, D.C.: ...
Clean Water Delayed is Clean Water Denied: After a Decades-Long Dodge, EPA Must Update Polluted Runoff Rules
posted by Larry Levine, 12/19/14
Larry Levine, Senior Attorney, New York: A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… ...
Historic Victory for Public Health as Governor Cuomo Bans Fracking in New York
posted by Kate Sinding, 12/18/14
Kate Sinding, Senior Attorney, New York City: As most of the world now knows, yesterday ...
NYC Can't Recycle Polystyrene Foam Food Containers; Ban is Only Sensible Solution
posted by Eric Goldstein, 12/18/14
Eric Goldstein, Director of NRDC's New York City Environment, NY: No reliable economic ...

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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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Latinoamérica es parte de la solución climática
posted by Carolina Herrera, 12/19/14
El deshielo de sus glaciares, las tormentas más extremas  y las sequías sin precedentes ...
La legislación energética de México es esencial para la lucha contra el cambio climático
posted by Amanda Maxwell, 12/19/14
El presidente de México, Enrique Peña Nieto, habló en la Vigésima Conferencia ...
Consejos para el hogar en invierno
posted by Evelyn Arevalo, 12/19/14
Las bajas temperaturas en el invierno nos obliga a subirle al termostato para mantenernos calientitos ...
Cuatro acciones que las ciudades de América Latina y el Caribe podrían explorar para enfrentar al cambio climático
posted by Amanda Maxwell, 12/10/14
La población urbana del mundo está proyectada crecer de 3,4 a 6,4 mil millones de personas ...

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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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