June 29, 2013
by David Doniger
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Curbing HFC Super Pollutants: Global Benefits and a Blueprint for U.S. Phase-Down

David Doniger, Policy Director, Climate and Clean Air Program, Washington, D.C.
Last Tuesday, President Obama announced a far-reaching Climate Action Plan to cut U.S. carbon pollution, protect vulnerable communities from climate impacts… Continue reading

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June 25, 2013
by Dan Lashof
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This Is What Climate Leadership Looks Like

Dan Lashof, Program Director, Climate & Clean Air, Washington, D.C.
Today President Obama laid out his second term climate plan in a major speech at Georgetown University. I was thrilled to be here for this historic event.
The presi… Continue reading

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February 6, 2013
by Tiffany Traynum
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Smart City Planning: Reviving Your City – and You

Tiffany Traynum, Program Assistant, San Francisco
As I’ve said before, “I love my four-wheels”, partly because I’m the offspring of the car enthusiast of all enthusiasts and partly because I’m a Californian… Continue reading

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December 13, 2012
by David Doniger
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Daimler’s Last-Minute Push To Block A Climate-Friendly Refrigerant: Is That Really the Way the Mercedes Bends?

David Doniger, Policy Director, Climate and Clean Air Program, Washington, D.C.
Almost every new car has air conditioning.  Almost every car air conditioner uses a refrigerant called HFC-134a, a “super greenhouse gas” w… Continue reading

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August 28, 2012
by Luke Tonachel
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Strong Clean Car and Fuel Economy Standards Finalized, Here Are the Details and Numbers…

Luke Tonachel, Vehicles Analyst, New York City
Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized new automobile standards that reach the equivalent of 54.5 mpg in 2025. Let&rsquo… Continue reading

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November 11, 2011
by Peter Lehner
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With Keystone XL Pipeline Stalled, America Can Focus on Real Energy Solutions that Create Real Jobs

Peter Lehner, Executive Director, New York City
On Thursday the State Department and the President announced they will conduct a new review of the Keystone XL pipeline. More time is needed to examine the pipeline’s impact on … Continue reading

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March 31, 2011
by Frances Beinecke
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Obama Lays Out Ambitious Clean Energy Plan, Now We Need to Make it a Reality

Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City On Wednesday, President Obama laid out an ambitious plan for a clean energy future. That future will be built on advanced cars, energy efficiency, and renewable power, the president said. It will also … Continue reading

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November 2, 2010
by Annie Notthoff
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Opponents of Prop 23 Forge a Mighty Coalition

This has been an especially contentious and polarizing election season, and little room has been left for reasoned discourse. Any common ground, it seems, has subsided beneath the waves of stridency, fear and anger.  But things aren’t always… Continue reading

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