March 22, 2013
by Greenlaw from NRDC China
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China Environmental News Alert

Greenlaw from NRDC China, NRDC China Program, Beijing
NRDC has been working in China for over fifteen years on such issues as energy efficiency, green buildings, clean energy technologies, environmental law, and green supply chain issue… Continue reading

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July 24, 2012
by Amrita Batra
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India Environmental News Compilation, July 17th – 23rd, 2012

Amrita Batra, Program Assistant, India Initiative and Food and Agriculture, San Francisco
Climate
Goa Forest and Environment to Help Implement Rio +20
“Rio+20 India Programme will be undertaken in Goa in co-ordination with the off… Continue reading

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May 19, 2012
by Thom Cmar
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Ohio fracking bill does not go far enough to protect human health and the environment

Thom Cmar, Attorney, Chicago
A modern-day gold rush is on in Ohio.  Oil and natural gas locked up in the Marcellus and Utica shale formations has attracted billions in investment from oil and gas companies ready to use new horizont… Continue reading

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February 6, 2012
by Reduce
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8 Companies That Make Money From Recycling

With customers and stakeholders putting companies increasingly under the sustainability microscope, more businesses are realizing that waste is not a nuisance, but an opportunity to create revenue during uncertain economic times. Many companies, of course, have a revenue model solely based on waste management and recycling. Milorganite, for example, has been in business for over [...] Continue reading

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December 19, 2011
by Recycling
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College Student Launches iPhone Recycling Startup

Like many college students in these tough economic times, Brennan Zelener, a junior at Colorado State University, has to juggle his academic studies with full-time work. But Zelener’s job is unique for a student with a full course load: Last year,…… Continue reading

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December 7, 2011
by Seth Atkinson
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Lessons from Morro Bay

Seth Atkinson, Staff Attorney, San Francisco
Last week, the New York Times published an article profiling a successful partnership between fishermen and The Nature Conservancy in Morro Bay, California.  In this partnership, The Nat… Continue reading

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September 23, 2011
by Amanda Eaken
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Air Board Reviews First Sustainable Communities Strategy to Implement SB 375

Amanda Eaken, Deputy Director, Sustainable Communities, San Francisco
Nearly one year to the date after the California Air Resources Board set the first-in-the-nation regional greenhouse gas targets for land use and transportation plann… Continue reading

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July 8, 2011
by Kaid Benfield
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City crime continues to drop, especially where diversity is strong

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities & Smart Growth, Washington, DC I wrote in May about a report by Richard Florida that city crime had dropped to its lowest rate in 40 years.   And now there’s more:  last week, Florid… Continue reading

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March 23, 2011
by Anubhav Gupta
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India Climate Change and Energy News – March 6 to March 12, 2011

Anubhav Gupta, Program Assistant, Water, San Francisco Climate Change
India Expected to be Water Stressed by 2020: Blake
“While nearly two-thirds of the world’s countries will be water-stressed by 2025, the problem is going to be more acute in A… Continue reading

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February 15, 2011
by Thom Cmar
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Great Lakes Restoration Funding Is a "No Brainer" Investment in Our Future

The unfortunate truth these days is that there are few issues on which both Republicans and Democrats agree, especially when it comes to the environment.  Great Lakes restoration has been an exception; but now even Great Lakes restoration funding … Continue reading

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January 31, 2011
by Shravya Reddy
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India Climate Change and Energy News – January 16 to January 22, 2011

Climate Change
‘By 2020, World to be 2.4 C Warmer, India to be Hardest Hit’
“The Earth will be 2.4 degree Celsius warmer by 2020 if the world continues with the business-as-usual approach to climate change and India would be one of th… Continue reading

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