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CAISO and PacifiCorp Shake Things Up
posted by Carl Zichella, 4/18/15
Carl Zichella, Director of Western Energy Transmission, San Francisco: For those of ...
US Can and Must Rise to the Global Challenge of Climate Change
posted by Jake Schmidt, 4/17/15
Jake Schmidt, Director, International Program, Washington, DC: We have a responsibility ...
Latin America Green News: Chile's first solar village, Colombia launches REDD, Petition for Monarch protection
posted by Maria Martinez, 4/17/15
Maria Martinez, Program Assistant, Director of Programs & Latin America Project, Washington, D.C.: ...
And the winner is... new renewables pass new fossil fuels globally
posted by Nathanael Greene, 4/17/15
Nathanael Greene, Director of Renewable Energy Policy, New York City: Start spreading ...
Energy Efficiency Progress: A Tale of Two Regions
posted by Ralph Cavanagh, 4/17/15
Ralph Cavanagh, Energy Program Co-Director, San Francisco, CA: New England and the ...
Greenroads: Certifying Streets as Green
posted by Deron Lovaas, 4/17/15
Deron Lovaas, State/Federal Policy & Practice Director, Urban Solutions, Washington, D.C.: ...
Despite Hoopla, Court Challenge to Clean Power Plan Likely to Fail
posted by David Doniger, 4/16/15
David Doniger, Director, Climate and Clean Air Program, Washington, D.C.: The much ...
Conference in Ohio to Discuss Algal Toxins, But Effects of Changing Climate Should Also Be on the Agenda
posted by Samantha Williams, 4/16/15
Samantha Williams, Staff Attorney, Chicago: Can you imagine not being able to drink ...
House Republicans Vote Against Protecting Your Drinking Water
posted by Jon Devine, 4/16/15
Jon Devine, Senior Attorney, Washington, D.C.: Did you drink water today? If so, you'll ...
Environmental Law Progress In China
posted by David Pettit, 4/16/15
David Pettit, Director, Southern California Air Program, Santa Monica, CA: We take ...

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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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9 Consejos para Celebrar el Día de la Tierra
posted by Noah Horowitz, 4/17/15
No es necesario que compres un automóvil hibrido o que instales paneles solares para lograr beneficios ...
Protección de la mariposa monarca requiere acción internacional
posted by Carolina Herrera, 4/13/15
Las mariposas monarca que ahora están regresando a los estados del sur de Estados Unidos para poner ...
EE.UU. toma medidas para proteger a las comunidades de los impactos del cambio climático
posted by Juan Declet-Barreto, 4/9/15
El 7 de abril de 2015, el gobierno de Obama anunció una iniciativa multisectoral inédita para "entender, ...
EE. UU. formaliza compromiso con metas climáticas, envía importante señal al mundo
posted by Jake Schmidt, 4/3/15
El 31 de marzo, Estados Unidos anunció su propuesta formal para reducir sus emisiones entre 26 y 28 ...

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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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