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The Anti-Clean Energy Lobby Renews its Attack in Ohio

“WELCOME TO OHIO, THE HEART OF IT ALL” signs used to welcome people crossing the state line to the buckeye state. The slogan represented a diverse, dynamic state open for business and new opportunities. Opportunities that included a thriving homegrown ... [Published NRDC Worldview - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Agenda 21 Conspiracy Theorists Threaten Cities' Sustainability Efforts

Home › Contributors › › Posted April 22, 2014 in Living Sustainably, I can remember when “Agenda 21” was at the top of NRDC’s international agenda. In the run-up to the first Rio Earth Summit in 1992, we were actively involved in the final negotiations ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Apr 22 2014]
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"I see the green Earth and I want to..."

Home › Contributors › › Posted April 23, 2014 in Curbing Pollution, , Paint it black?!Some people take the air we breathe and the water we drink for granted. They're willing to go to the ends of the Earth searching for new, extreme ways to extract fossil ... [Published NRDC Worldview - 10 hours ago]
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How does your community rank on health and environment?

Home › Contributors › › Posted April 23, 2014 in Curbing Pollution, Environmental Justice, Want to know how your community stacks up on exposure and vulnerability to environmental and health burdens? If you live in California, there's a tool for that ... [Published NRDC Worldview - 10 hours ago]
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A Creative New Approach to Saving Energy: Having Small and Medium-Sized Cities Compete

Home › Contributors › › Posted April 23, 2014 in Curbing Pollution, Environmental Justice, Green Enterprise, Living Sustainably, , , Over the years, NRDC has worked on a variety of policies to promote energy efficiency, recognizing that there is no silver ... [Published NRDC Worldview - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

IPCC Report Reactions: Act Now, Agree Later

A recent report by the world’s leading scientists has concluded that immediate action is needed globally if we are to avoid the worst impacts of climate change . But with a global agreement on climate change not expected until 2015, we can’t afford to ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Cowboy Indian Alliance Sets Up Camp in DC, Says No Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

Home › Contributors › › Posted April 22, 2014 in Curbing Pollution, Environmental Justice, , , Today, the Cowboy Indian Alliance set up camp on the National Mall in Washington, DC with a ceremony, march with riders on horseback, and erection of a tipi ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Use This Earth Day to Urge Leaders to Take Biggest Step Possible on Climate Change

Home › Contributors › › Posted April 22, 2014I plan to spend this Earth Day advocating for the single most important thing our nation can do to confront climate change: cutting carbon pollution from power plants. These plants kick out 40 percent of the ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Apr 22 2014]
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"The Earth is what we all have in common." -Wendell Berry

Home › Contributors › › Posted April 22, 2014 in Living SustainablyLast week, NRDC hosted a table at the Time Warner Center’s Earth Day expo, where staff took turns manning the table in one hour shifts. During my shift, a father with twin 9 year-old sons ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Already Rapidly Spreading Across New York State - Solar to get Ten-Fold Boost

New York is a big state—almost 55,000 square miles of city, river, pasture, suburb, mountaintop, forest and coast. Yet, in the past few years solar power has been spreading like wildfire from one corner to the next. Throughout the state—on factory rooftops, ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

My place on the earth

Join the ConversationComment on this post:All pertinent comments offered in the spirit of civil conversation are welcome! Off-topic comments, commercial spam, obscenity and other rude behavior are not, and will be removed. We are also required to remove ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Apr 22 2014]
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Saving Mother Earth from Climate Change

Home › Contributors › › Posted April 21, 2014 in As we approach Earth Day and our celebration of Madre Tierra (Mother Earth), most of us can't help but be concerned about her health and the impacts that climate change is having on her and our own liv ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Apr 22 2014]

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...According the accompanying draft report, CalEPA plans to use this tool in "administering environmental justice grants, promoting greater compliance with environmental laws, prioritizing site-cleanup activities and identifying opportunities for sustainable economic development in heavily impacted neighborhoods." Other agencies, task forces, and groups may also use this tool to promote environmental justice
...Let's make our political system wake up and let's make the world respond.” Statement from U S Secretary of State John Kerry "More knowledge is always good, more action would be even better. When the alarm goes off, many just hit the snooze button. This does not work anymore when it comes to climate. It's time to wake up and bring action to the scale needed. Europe is preparing an ambitious reduction target for 2030 to be adopted later this year. I appeal to all major emitters to do the same urgently. It's time to get serious."   – EU Commissioner for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard “…here’s the key finding: The world has only about 15 years left in which to begin to bend the...
...the more Americans learn about this project, the more they see that the KeystoneKeystone XL tar sands pipeline is not in the national interest.’’ "Protect our natural resources for our health and future generations. Join me and take action."
"I don't think folks in Nebraska are going to say to themselves 'we'll take a few thousand jobs if it means that our kids are drinking water that can damage their health, or if rich land that is so important to agriculture in Nebraska ends up adversely affected.' That's how I'll be measuring these recommendations when they come to me." President Obama, November 2011

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The Anti-Clean Energy Lobby Renews its Attack i... [Published NRDC Worldview - 5 hours ago]
How does your community rank on health and envi... [Published NRDC Worldview - 10 hours ago]
"I see the green Earth and I want to..." [Published NRDC Worldview - 10 hours ago]
A Creative New Approach to Saving Energy: Havin... [Published NRDC Worldview - 18 hours ago]
Cowboy Indian Alliance Sets Up Camp in DC, Says... [Published NRDC Worldview - Apr 23 2014]
IPCC Report Reactions: Act Now, Agree Later [Published NRDC Worldview - Apr 22 2014]
Agenda 21 Conspiracy Theorists Threaten Cities'... [Published NRDC Worldview - Apr 22 2014]
"The Earth is what we all have in common." -Wen... [Published NRDC Worldview - Apr 22 2014]
Use This Earth Day to Urge Leaders to Take Bigg... [Published NRDC Worldview - Apr 22 2014]
Already Rapidly Spreading Across New York State... [Published NRDC Worldview - Apr 22 2014]
My place on the earth [Published NRDC Worldview - Apr 22 2014]
Saving Mother Earth from Climate Change [Published NRDC Worldview - Apr 22 2014]
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