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Colorado Governor Ushers in a New Era of Boreal Protection

Expert BlogColorado, CanadaJennifer Skene
In a few sentences inked in an Earth Day announcement, Colorado has sent a strong signal to boreal countries that the world can no longer afford to ignore their industrial logging practices.

Delta Voluntary Agreements Are a “Plan to Fail” in Droughts

Expert BlogCaliforniaDoug Obegi
Rather than planning for droughts and ensuring that minimum water quality objectives are achieved in critically dry years, the proposed voluntary agreement appears to be a “plan to fail” to protect the Delta in future droughts.

IPCC Report Highlights Urgency of Global Forest Protection

Expert BlogInternationalJennifer Skene

Forests, once branded as the world’s “forgotten” climate solutions, are now recognized centerpieces of global climate strategy, and the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report underscores just how vital forest protection will be in our climate reality. 

Vehicle Charging Gets a Big Boost

Press ReleaseUnited States
WASHINGTON – The Departments of Transportation and Energy are laying out ambitious plans today to get the electric vehicle charging network built across the nation.

EPA Moves to Usher in Safer Consumer Products Free from Super-polluting HFCs

Press ReleaseUnited States
WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it will issue rules to speed the transition away from super-pollutant hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in refrigeration, air conditioners, heat pumps, insulation and aerosols where climate-friendlier alternatives are available.

JBS' Workers Paid the Ultimate Price, While Profits Surged

Expert BlogUnited States, ColoradoJessica Carey-Webb, David Wallinga, MD

As an industry, meatpackers seem to operate according to their own set of rules, often reprehensible and sometimes deadly. Among its global peers JBS, the world’s largest meatpacking company, is exceptional. The extent and documentation of its corporate irresponsibility is…

Hurricane Preparedness Week: Protecting Public Health

Expert BlogUnited StatesJuanita Constible

We need to ensure our essential infrastructure and health services are ready for this hurricane season and the increasingly dangerous hurricane seasons to come under climate change.