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Press Releases

At Rio+20, Oceans Protections a Positive Step; More Action Needed
http://www.nrdc.org/media/2012/120619b.asp
New Report Ranks World's Biggest Countries on Renewable Energy
http://www.nrdc.org/media/2012/120611.asp
NRDC, Other Groups Urge President Obama to Attend Rio+20 Earth Summit
http://www.nrdc.org/media/2012/120521a.asp
Ambitious Solar Program in India Driving Prices to Impressive Lows
http://www.nrdc.org/media/2012/120425.asp

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Videos

Video: NRDC international program director Susan Casey-Lefkowitz speaks about ending fossil fuel subsidies, from Copacabana Beach in Rio.

From Rio

NRDC international program director Susan Casey-Lefkowitz speaks about ending fossil fuel subsidies during a demonstration on Sunday, June 17 on Copacabana Beach, Rio. NRDC, 350.org and Avaas unfurled a giant banner representing $1 trillion - the amount of subsidies that governments give each year to the oil, gas, coal and other industries.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nrdcpix/7389375794/

On the Importance of Rio+20

NRDC Global Strategy and Advocacy Director Jacob Scherr on the Importance of Rio+20
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Go_60a2HlBo&list=UUNia_X3a7HLxBSN-z57UGQw&index=18&feature=plpp_video
Millennial Generation on What Rio+20 Means To Them
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&list=UUNia_X3a7HLxBSN-z57UGQw&v=wDLRXvSiLnk
NRDC-sponsored Date with History Video Contest Winner Brittany Trilford on Rio+20
http://datewithhistory.com#!/media/scpvid
NRDC's Latin America Advocate Carolina Herrera on the Rio Earth Summit
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=eCEWRyiS1Zc
En Español: Carolina Herrera Habla Sobre La Cumbre de la Tierra de Rio
http://www.youtube.com/watch?list=UUNia_X3a7HLxBSN-z57UGQw&feature=player_detailpage&v=QsMP8VnhiOI

On Energy

NRDC International Climate Policy Director Jake Schmidt on Renewable Energy and Fossil Fuels
http://www.youtube.com/my_videos_edit?video_id=MlUx8WvrOm4&ns=1&feature=mhsn

On Oceans

NRDC and Sigourney Weaver on Oceans Acidification
http://www.nrdc.org/oceans/acidification/aboutthefilm.asp
NRDC and Phillipe Cousteau on Ocean Sprawl and Planning
http://www.nrdc.org/oceans/cmsp.asp
NRDC and Pierce Brosnan on the Dangers of Sonar in the Oceans
http://www.nrdc.org/wildlife/marine/sonarvideo/video.asp
NRDC's Leila Monroe on Priorities for Oceans at the Rio Earth Summit
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uD1zZitfkc&list=UUNia_X3a7HLxBSN-z57UGQw&feature=player_detailpage

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Still Photos

NRDC in Rio NRDC in Rio

On Copacabana Beach, a call for action to end fossil fuel subsidies.
Click for more images from NRDC at the Rio Earth Summit.

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A Rio+20 Earth Summit panel discussion June 18 on the high cost of fossil fuel subsidies featured NRDC president Frances Beinecke (left) and NRDC international climate policy director Jake Schmidt (immediate right). (Photos: Anthony Suen)
Click for more images from the panel.

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Reports

Fossil Fuel Subsidies Hurting Global Economic Growth
http://www.nrdc.org/media/2012/120618.asp
Governments Should Phase Out Fossil Fuel Subsidies or Risk Lower Economic Growth, Delayed Investment in Clean Energy and Unnecessary Climate Change Pollution
http://www.nrdc.org/energy/fossilfuelsubsidies.asp
Delivering On Renewable Energy Around The World
http://www.nrdc.org/energy/12060701.asp
Global Sanitation and Freshwater Access
http://www.nrdc.org/water/sanitation/sani.asp
Global Access to Drinking Water
http://www.nrdc.org/international/peril-facts.asp
Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline and Climate Change
http://www.nrdc.org/energy/keystonexlmyths.asp
China's Clean Energy
http://www.nrdc.org/international/Chinaopportunity/Chinaopportunity.asp
India at Rio+20: Putting Commitments into Action
http://www.nrdc.org/international/india/India-Rio-2012.asp
India's National Solar Mission
http://www.nrdc.org/international/india/national-solar-mission-ph1.asp
Killer U.S. Summer Heat
http://www.nrdc.org/globalwarming/killer-heat/default.asp
Undersea Canyons and Seamounts
http://www.nrdc.org/oceans/deep-sea-treasures.asp
Patagonia's HidroAysen Dam Project
http://www.nrdc.org/international/12021603.asp
Climate Change and Preparedness in India
http://www.nrdc.org/international/india/india-health-report.asp
Forests, Not Fuel
http://www.nrdc.org/energy/forestsnotfuel/forestsnotfuel-fs.asp

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NRDC Staff Blogs

Frances Beinecke, President
http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/fbeinecke/
Peter Lehner, Executive Director
http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/plehner/
Jacob Scherr, Director, Global Strategy & Advocacy
http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/jscherr/
Jake Schmidt, International Climate Policy Director
http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/jschmidt/
Michael Davidson, US-China Climate Policy Coordinator
http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/mdavidson/
Lisa Speer, Director of the International Oceans Program
http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/lspeer/
Leila Monroe, Staff Attorney, Oceans Program
http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/lmonroe/
Lisa Suatoni, Senior Scientist, Oceans Program
http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/lsuatoni/

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United Nations Rio+20
http://www.uncsd2012.org/rio20/index.html
Earth Summit Watch
http://www.summitwatch.org/
Date With History Video Contest
http://datewithhistory.com/
NRDC Priority Issues
http://www.nrdc.org/issues/

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