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Get dirty so we can keep Earth clean
posted by Evan Feeney, 4/17/14
Evan Feeney, Program Assistant, Government Affairs, Washington, D.C.: Cartoons don’t ...
Revival in the face of drought: The return of spring run Chinook salmon to the San Joaquin River
posted by Monty Schmitt, 4/17/14
Monty Schmitt, Senior Scientist, San Joaquin River Project Manager, San Francisco: ...
City growth outpaces that of suburbs: new data
posted by Kaid Benfield, 4/16/14
Kaid Benfield, Special Counsel for Urban Solutions, Washington, DC:   New data ...
Forging a New Global Partnership with Cities: Reflections from World Urban Forum
posted by John Romano, 4/16/14
John Romano, Global Policy Fellow, New York City: Last week, I joined thousands of ...
Eight Energy-Saving Ways to Make Every Day Earth Day
posted by Noah Horowitz, 4/16/14
Noah Horowitz, Senior Scientist and Director of the Center for Energy Efficiency, San Francisco, CA: ...
Nobel Peace Prize Laureates urge Obama to make the right choice and reject the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline
posted by Susan Casey-Lefkowitz, 4/16/14
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz, Director International Program, Washington, D.C.: As the Keystone ...
India's Renewable Energy Efforts Poised for Resurgence
posted by Anjali Jaiswal, 4/15/14
Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, San Francisco: National elections are underway and ...
EPA Gets Started on Curbing Heat-Trapping Methane from Oil and Gas Operations
posted by David Doniger, 4/15/14
David Doniger, Director, Climate and Clean Air Program, Washington, D.C.: This post ...
Paperwork Reductions or Life-Saving Standards?
posted by Scott Slesinger, 4/15/14
Scott Slesinger, Legislative Director, Washington, DC: EPA priorities: Does this make ...
Study: Weather-Related Blackouts Doubled Since 2003
posted by Theo Spencer, 4/15/14
Theo Spencer, Senior Advocate, Climate Center, New York: I think it was either Cheech ...

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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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Infografía: Consejos para ahorrar energía
posted by Evelyn Arevalo, 4/17/14
El Día de la Tierra (22 de abril) nos da una oportunidad para hacer hincapié sobre nuestro ...
Salvemos a las mariposas monarcas
posted by Fernando Cazares, 4/16/14
No hay experiencia más enternecedora que estar rodeado de mariposas.  Es una de esas cosas ...
Líderes Latinos pueden dirigir inversiones más rentables para enfrentar crisis de agua en California
posted by Linda Escalante, 3/29/14
A pesar de las tormentas que empaparon a California hace un mes, agencias federales han determinado ...
Eficiencia energética: Un pilar del futuro energético de Chile (Parte I)
posted by Amanda Maxwell, 3/25/14
Hace algunos días escribí un blog acerca de cómo las energías renovables ...

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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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