Publication: NRDC Worldview

First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

California Legislature Sends a Bumper Crop of Environmental Legislation to Governor Brown for Signature

) – Californians can breathe easier today knowing that the state legislature passed groundbreaking policies to protect public health and clean up our environment. As the 2013-14 California Legislative session drew to a close early this morning, environmental ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Latino Leaders in California Legislature Steer Statewide Plastic Bag Ban Bill onto Governor Brown's Desk

Home › Contributors › › Posted August 30, 2014 in Curbing Pollution, Living Sustainably, After several attempts to pass a California statewide ban on flyaway single-use plastic bags, our state Assembly and Senate have made proud history by voting to turn ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Updated Illinois Fracking Rules: While Improved, They Don’t Make Fracking Safe

) – In response to a historic volume of public comments, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources released updates to their highly controversial draft regulations governing fracking in the state today. In their initial read through of the new rules, ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

India Green News: Solar and Wind Potential Receives Investment Interest; Governments Partner to Tackle Climate Change

Home › Contributors › › Posted August 29, 2014 in , India Green News is a selection of news highlights about environmental and energy issues in India.Compiled by Ariel CooperWeek of August 25th-29thCLIMATE CHANGE NEW DELHI: Ahead of the UN climate summit ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

President Appoints Arkansas Utility Commissioner to FERC

Home › Contributors › › Posted August 29, 2014The nation is again one step closer to having a full slate of five commissioners to preside over the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), which regulates America’s transmission grid, wholesale sales ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Map-gate: The Newest Strange Claims About the Clean Water Protection Rule

Over the last couple days, there has been a barrage of stories about a set of maps that the Environmental Protection Agency had produced, from long-public data maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey, indicating the location of various types of water ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Latin America Green News: Mexico's solar panel tariff, Chile's "five star" glacier law, and Brazil's deforestation gang

Home › Contributors › › : Mexico's solar panel tariff, Chile's "five star" glacier law, and Brazil's deforestation gangPosted August 29, 2014 is a selection of weekly news highlights about environmental and energy issues in Latin America.August 23 – August ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Million Electric Vehicle Bill Sent to Governor Brown

Home › Contributors › › Posted August 28, 2014 in , , California is poised to open a portal to America’s future, shoving Big Oil off the highways to make room for cleaner transportation alternatives that will improve the nation’s health and provide drivers ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Tagging toxics: Legislation green lights labeling of harmful chemicals in household furniture

Home › Contributors › › Posted August 28, 2014 in Today, the California legislature voted to give consumers the right to know whether they are bringing home a toxic couch. This first-in-the nation legislation (SB 1019), authored by (D-San Francisco), ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

A Water Bond to Protect the Environment and the Economy

Virtually all of California – 99.8 percent – is in severe drought. The toxic blue-green algae that shut down Toledo’s drinking water supply earlier this month is thriving in Stockton’s waterways , thanks to warm, stagnant water and low river flows. Many ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

New Study: America's Data Centers Consuming -- and Wasting -- Growing Amounts of Energy

All of our online activity -- including email, internet use, social media, and conducting business -- is delivered through nearly 3 million data centers across America, from small closets and larger server rooms, to mammoth “cloud” server farms. Their ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

India’s Burgeoning Solar and Wind Energy Markets to Boost Employment, Finance a Concern – Mr. Suresh Prabhu

) – Mr. Suresh P. Prabhu, head of the Advisory Group for Integrated Development of Power, Coal and Renewable Energy, and former Union Minister, released a series of reports on published by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Council on ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 25 2014]

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...floods, droughts and cyclones, carbon dioxide content in air, temperature change and associated heat wave and melting of Himalayan glaciers. ". These issues have a direct impact on our daily lives and it is necessary that we start taking measures to address the issue" said V Rajamani of School of Environmental Science, JNU
...” More information: Check NRDC senior attorney and link to NRDC’s 30-page public comments on the rules. "Protect our natural resources for our health and future generations. Join me and take action."
...  Similarly, the Kern County Water Agency's recent press release states that, "the BayBay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) is not funded by the water bond."
...that would inform Floridians where he will lead the state as it faces federal deadlines to address EPA rules to lower carbon emissions?" Or, "will he let the climate experts persuade him that action is needed to avoid the rising tides that imperil its shores?" We anxiously await Governor Scott's answer

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California Legislature Sends a Bumper Crop of ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 31 2014]
Latino Leaders in California Legislature Steer ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 30 2014]
India Green News: Solar and Wind Potential Rece... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 30 2014]
Updated Illinois Fracking Rules: While Improved... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 29 2014]
Map-gate: The Newest Strange Claims About the C... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 29 2014]
President Appoints Arkansas Utility Commissione... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 29 2014]
Latin America Green News: Mexico's solar panel ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 29 2014]
Million Electric Vehicle Bill Sent to Governor ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 29 2014]
Tagging toxics: Legislation green lights labeli... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 29 2014]
A Water Bond to Protect the Environment and the... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 28 2014]
The Pay TV Industry Has Tuned into Set-top Boxe... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 28 2014]
USAID Needs to Bring Together Safe Drinking Wat... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 28 2014]
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Charge Ahead California Initiative Passes Overw... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 27 2014]
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America’s Data Centers Consuming Massive and Gr... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 26 2014]
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India’s Burgeoning Solar and Wind Energy Market... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 25 2014]
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Scott River decision gives Californians one mor... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 25 2014]
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