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Indian Heat Action Plan and Video Spotlight Climate Adaptation Efforts
posted by Anjali Jaiswal, 10/2/14
Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, San Francisco: Today, Dr. ABhiyant Tiwari from the ...
US and India Progress on Long-Missed Opportunity: Increasing Clean Energy Access
posted by Susan Casey-Lefkowitz, 10/1/14
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz, Director of Programs, Washington, D.C.: Co-written with Avinash ...
Help Move Beyond Dirty Energy With Fossil Fuel Divestment
posted by Elise Shulman, 10/1/14
Elise Shulman, Program Assistant, Communications and Lands, Washington, D.C.: It’s ...
Federal Investigators Warn of Dangers from Unregulated Oil & Gas Pipelines . . . Again
posted by Matthew McFeeley, 10/1/14
Matthew McFeeley, Attorney, Washington, D.C.: Last week, a federal report on pipeline ...
A Casino in a Forest? Why One New York Gaming Proposal Should Be Rejected
posted by Daniel Raichel, 10/1/14
Daniel Raichel, Project Attorney, New York: This week, NRDC submitted written comments ...
Modi-Obama Summit Forges a Greener US-India Partnership
posted by Anjali Jaiswal, 10/1/14
Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, San Francisco: “We have agreed to consult and ...
We Came, We Marched, We Demanded Climate Action!
posted by Tiffany Traynum, 9/30/14
Tiffany Traynum, Program Assistant, San Francisco: Trouble-makers for good  -- ...
Lots of Energy in the US-India Partnership
posted by Avinash Kar, 9/30/14
Avinash Kar, Senior Attorney, San Francisco: Earlier today, my colleagues ...
Our Food Lifeline: A SXSW Eco 2014 Preview
posted by Claire O'Connor, 9/30/14
Claire O'Connor, Policy Analyst, Santa Monica: How can we help family farmers feed ...
Vetoing Bill, Governor Brown Calls for Stronger Medicine to Curb Antibiotic Resistance
posted by Jonathan Kaplan, 9/30/14
Jonathan Kaplan, Director, Food and Agriculture Program, San Francisco: Last night, ...

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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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Gobernador ratificó prohibición de bolsas de plástico liderada por legisladores Latinos
posted by Linda Escalante, 9/30/14
Después de varios intentos por aprobar una ley estatal que prohíba el uso de las bolsas ...
Gobernador ratificó prohibición de bolsas de plástico liderada por legisladores Latinos
posted by Linda Escalante, 9/30/14
Después de varios intentos por aprobar una ley estatal que prohíba el uso de las bolsas ...
Presidentes de Latino América suman sus voces a la cumbre del clima
posted by Amanda Maxwell, 9/29/14
Este blog se publicó en inglés en Switchboard el 23 de septiembre. Los líderes ...
La acción climática se siente a todo nivel, desde las calles hasta las Naciones Unidas
posted by Frances Beinecke, 9/25/14
Algo extraordinario pasó en la Cumbre sobre el clima de las Naciones Unidas el martes. Uno tras ...

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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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