Greenlaw from NRDC China, NRDC China Program, Beijing
April 26, 2013- May 2, 2013
NRDC has been working in China for over fifteen years on such issues as energy efficiency, green buildings, clean energy technologies, environmental law, … Continue reading →
A new global-scale modeling study that takes into account nitrogen — a key nutrient for plants — estimates that carbon emissions from human activities on land were 40 percent higher in the 1990s than in studies that did not account for nitrogen. Plan… Continue reading →
Wendy Fok, Project Director, High Performance Tenant Demonstration Project, Center for Market Innovation, New York
At last, tenants take center stage. Today, Mayor Bloomberg announced 10 leading corporations have joined the Mayor&… Continue reading →
Each year our desire to get away from it all contributes to around 5% of the world’s carbon dioxide emissions. Ignoring the impact of tourism on the environment would be equivalent to ignoring the carbon emissions of a developed industrialised nation. Continue reading →
New maps by scientists show how rising sea temperatures are likely to affect all coral reefs in the form of annual coral bleaching events under different emission scenarios. If carbon emissions stay on the current path most of the world’s coral reefs (… Continue reading →
Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City
On Tuesday night, I had the honor of sitting in the House Chamber and hearing President Obama give a full-throated call for climate action in his State of the Union Address. &ldquo… Continue reading →
Amanda Eaken, Deputy Director, Sustainable Communities, San Francisco
When people criticize California for being stuck in the ‘60s, they’re usually talking about hippies and flower power. Yet last week, the Sacramento County… Continue reading →
Grace Gill, Program Assistant, CMI/India/Climate Center, New York
India Green News is a selection of news highlights about environmental and energy issues in India.
January 1 – 31, 2013
Bucks for Green Energy
In a pre-budge… Continue reading →
Dan Lashof, Program Director, Climate & Clean Air, Washington, D.C.
President Obama promised that “[w]e will respond to the threat of climate change,” in what the New York Times called the most prominent policy vow of hi… Continue reading →
Pete Altman, Climate and Clean Air Campaign Director, Washington, D.C.
It was thrilling to hear President Obama put climate change front and center in his Inaugural Address. In case you missed what he said, here it is:
Scientists in North America have taken an important first step in looking at the state of comparability of emissions data at national and subnational levels with the completion of a background report: Assessment of the Comparability of Greenhouse Gas a… Continue reading →
Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Latin America Green News is a selection of weekly news highlights about environmental and energy issues in Latin America.
November 4-9, 2012
Environmentalists are … Continue reading →