January 28, 2014
by Kate Poole
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Real Solutions for Meeting California’s Water Needs

Kate Poole, Senior Attorney, San Francisco
If Speaker Boehner were in search of real solutions to California’s ever-worsening drought, he may have noticed something startlingly green during his visit to the state last week.  … Continue reading

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June 6, 2012
by Frances Beinecke
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Young People Know What’s at Stake at UN Rio Conference: Their Future

Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City
Last week I had the joy of watching my daughter get married in our backyard. Weddings make me think of the future, and while I know my daughter and her husband will build a good life to… Continue reading

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April 18, 2012
by Peter Lehner
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Finger-Pointing Continues on Gas Prices

Peter Lehner, Executive Director, New York City
Big Oil’s supporters in Congress have yet to come up with a credible plan to help get America out of the gas price crunch. Their latest effort, the Gasoline Regulations Act, is no excep… Continue reading

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June 1, 2011
by Monty Schmitt
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H.R.1837 (Nunes): A waste of time and money that undermines real progress

Monty Schmitt, Senior Scientist, San Joaquin River Project Manager, San Francisco At a time when water resource conflicts are common throughout the West, the San Joaquin River Restoration Program is a rare example of farmers, water districts, state and… Continue reading

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May 12, 2011
by Max Baumhefner
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Thank You EIA, for Making it Clear: Driving on Electricity is the Safer Bet

Max Baumhefner, Sustainable Energy Fellow, San Francisco As big oil and its friends call for more drilling under the false pretense that we can drill our way to lower gasoline prices, it’s worth taking a moment to reflect on the importance of the… Continue reading

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March 30, 2011
by Leila Monroe
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International Conference Builds Momentum for Real Solutions to Plastic Trash in the Sea

Leila Monroe, Staff Attorney, Oceans Program, San Francisco I’ve just returned from a week in paradise where I was immersed in the problem of plastic trash in the ocean.  The 5th International Marine Debris Conference (5IMDC) in Honolulu bro… Continue reading

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