May 14, 2013
by Adrianna Quintero
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Latinos Agree: Time for President Obama to Cut Carbon Pollution from Power Plants

Adrianna Quintero, Senior Attorney, Director, La Onda Verde de NRDC, San Francisco
It’s been nearly three months since President Obama’s strongly worded State of the Union address, in which he vowed to tackle climate change … 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 21, 2011
by Peter Lehner
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The True Choice: Jobs vs. Pollution

Peter Lehner, Executive Director, New York City
To further dispute the right-wing gospel that pollution creates jobs, a new report finds that boosting our national recycling and composting rate to 75 percent would create 2.3 million job… Continue reading

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November 4, 2011
by Jake Schmidt
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Two Key Climate Decisions Facing President Obama: Keystone XL & power plant greenhouse gas pollution standards

Jake Schmidt, International Climate Policy Director, Washington, DC
“My presidency will mark a new chapter in America’s leadership on climate change…”  Those were the words of President Obama before taking office… Continue reading

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March 24, 2011
by Peter Lehner
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22 Years after the Exxon Valdez, It’s Time for America to Do More with Less Oil

Peter Lehner, Executive Director, New York City Twenty-two years ago today, the Exxon Valdez ran aground in Prince William Sound, dumping 11 million gallons of oil into a pristine ecosystem. Just three years before, my wife and I had kayaked through th… Continue reading

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March 15, 2011
by Peter Lehner
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The Best Way to Handle High Oil Prices: Clean Cars, Good Transit, and More Jobs

Steep oil prices are once again sending shock waves through the American economy. People are rethinking commuting arrangements and businesses are putting off investments. These latest price spikes have serious implications for our fledgling economic re… Continue reading

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