May 15, 2013
by John Romano
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The time is now for a UN High Commissioner for Future Generations

John Romano, Global Fellow, International Program, New York City
NRDC has joined hundreds of other civil society organizations in support of a proposal for the establishment of a UN “High Commissioner for Future Generations.&rdquo… Continue reading

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July 9, 2012
by Jacob Scherr
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Reflections on Rio: Encouraging Cloud Over the Earth Summit

Jacob Scherr, Director, Global Strategy & Advocacy, Washington, DC
Since returning from Rio, I have already participated in a number of debriefings about the Rio+20 Earth Summit. I am pleased to see the interest, but dismayed to find ma… Continue reading

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June 12, 2012
by Jacob Scherr
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Reflections on the Race to Rio: The Sky is the Limit

Jacob Scherr, Director, Global Strategy & Advocacy, Washington, DC

“We’d never know how high we are, till we are called to rise; and then, if we are true to plan, our statures touch the sky.” – Emily Dickinson

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April 27, 2012
by Jacob Scherr
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Reflections on the Race to Rio: Will President Obama attend the Earth Summit?

Jacob Scherr, Director, Global Strategy & Advocacy, Washington, DC
Just recently Rio+20 has started to get some attention in wider circles in Washington, DC with the focus on whether President Obama will attend the Summit. It began… Continue reading

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January 18, 2011
by Jon Devine
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EPA Enforces the Clean Water Act, Predictable Attacks on Agency Authority Follow

As my colleague Melissa Waage wrote last week, the Environmental Protection Agency made a science-based and legally justified decision to prohibit a massive mountaintop removal coal operation – the Spruce No. 1 Mine in West Virginia — from dumpi… Continue reading

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