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China Environmental News Alert (10/11 - 10/19/2014)
posted by Greenlaw from NRDC China, 10/19/14
Greenlaw from NRDC China, NRDC China Program, Beijing: October 11 - October 19, ...
Fossil-fuel funded study: net gains from EPA's Clean Power Plan
posted by Laurie Johnson, 10/19/14
Laurie Johnson, Chief Economist, Climate and Clean Air Program, Washington, DC: On ...
Latin America Green News: Peru's melting glaciers, Paraguay's new deforestation fine, Mexico's proposed offshore phosphate mine, Chile's recent oil spill
posted by Carolina Herrera, 10/17/14
Carolina Herrera, Latin America Advocate, Washington DC: Latin America Green News is ...
At Greenbuild: Leading Southern Cities Ramp Up on Energy Efficiency
posted by Melissa Wright, 10/17/14
Melissa Wright, Associate Director, City Energy Project, New York: Are you heading ...
NRDC, Fishermen and Watershed Protection Groups Launch Legal Action to Protect Disappearing Blueback Herring
posted by Brad Sewell, 10/17/14
Brad Sewell, Senior Attorney, New York: Today, NRDC submitted a 60-day notice of intent ...
Pentagon Sees Climate Change as Immediate Security Risk
posted by Peter Lehner, 10/17/14
Peter Lehner, Executive Director, New York City: The Department of Defense released ...
Unpacking the Pennsylvania Greenhouse Gas Regulation Implementation Act: Victory for Big Coal or Much Ado About Nothing?
posted by Jackson Morris, 10/17/14
Jackson Morris, Director, Eastern Energy, Danville, Pa.: On Wednesday afternoon, just ...
International Climate News October: Hints for Paris Emerge at Climate Summit, NRDC releases new Indian reports, & more
posted by Jake Schmidt, 10/17/14
Jake Schmidt, International Climate Policy Director, Washington, DC: 400,000 PEOPLE ...
Montana Rejects Wolf Stamp
posted by Zack Strong, 10/17/14
Zack Strong, Wildlife Advocate, Bozeman, Montana: Earlier this year, the Montana Fish ...
India Green News: India to talk HFCs under Montreal Pact; India will be renewables superpower says Energy Minister
posted by Avinash Kar, 10/17/14
Avinash Kar, Senior Attorney, San Francisco: India Green News is a selection of news ...

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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 ...
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 ...
Manos a la obra con un plan fuerte para proteger a los floridanos de la contaminación de carbono
posted by Pamela Rivera, 8/20/14
A lo largo de nuestra campaña para animar al gobernador de la Florida, Rick Scott, para desarrollar ...

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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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