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Grid Modernization and Public Lands

Here at NRDC I work in an unusual program niche: the intersection of our renewable energy and lands and wildlife programs. During my career I have worked as an advocate for protecting wild places and creatures as well as a proponent of sustainable energy ... [Published NRDC Worldview - 1 hour ago]
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How A Koch-Funded Group Attacking Clean Fuels Standards Flubs the Math

(This blog is cross-posted with Ben Serrurier at Climate Solutions )When the organization purporting to represent “small business” conducts an analysis attacking climate policies, one would hope that basic business accounting wouldn’t be a problem. But ... [Published NRDC Worldview - 3 hours ago]
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The Benefits of Wind Energy in Iowa: A Valuable, Reliable Crop for This Agricultural State

Iowa wind continues to blow away critics of the potential for clean energy to lead to economic growth! Last week Governor Branstad announced that MidAmerican Energy, the largest utility in the state, plans to add 67 wind turbines in Adams and O’Brien ... [Published NRDC Worldview - 4 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

China Environmental News Alert (10/11 - 10/19/2014)

NRDC has been working in China for over fifteen years on such issues as energy efficiency, green buildings, clean energy technologies, environmental law, and green supply chain issues. This China Environmental News Alert is a compilation of news from ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

EPA’s Rules on Ozone-Depleting Chemicals Miss the Mark on Health and Climate Protection

) – David Doniger, director of the Natural Resources Defense Council’s Climate and Clean Air Program, made this comment on a final rule issued today by the Environmental Protection Agency limiting the use of HCFC-22, used in air conditioners and refrigeration. ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Latin America Green News: Peru's melting glaciers, Paraguay's new deforestation fine, Mexico's proposed offshore phosphate mine, Chile's recent oil spill

Latin America Green News  is a selection of weekly news highlights about environmental and energy issues in Latin America.October 13th – October 17th, 2014Climate ChangePeru’s glaciers have lost 40 percent of their surface area since 1970, according ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Unpacking the Pennsylvania Greenhouse Gas Regulation Implementation Act: Victory for Big Coal or Much Ado About Nothing?

Home › Contributors › › Posted October 17, 2014 in Curbing Pollution, On Wednesday afternoon, just a few hours before it concluded its fall session and scurried out of state capital building in Harrisburg, the Pennsylvania Senate passed a bill that has ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

At Greenbuild: Leading Southern Cities Ramp Up on Energy Efficiency

Are you heading to the Greenbuild International Conference in New Orleans next week? If so, be sure to check out the panel, Leading Southern Cities Ramp Up on Energy Efficiency , on October 22 from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM. The panel members will discuss the ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

NRDC, Fishermen and Watershed Protection Groups Launch Legal Action to Protect Disappearing Blueback Herring

Home › Contributors › › Posted October 17, 2014 in , , Today, NRDC submitted a to file suit against the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, challenging the federal government decision not to provide ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Oct 17 2014]
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Montana Rejects Wolf Stamp

Home › Contributors › › Posted October 17, 2014Earlier this year, the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission directed the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks to establish rules creating a Montana Wolf Stamp. The Department proposed a final rule, ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

New Report: Positive Energy Trends Continue to Bode Well for U.S. Security and the Economy

) – The United States is reducing oil dependence, slowing the growth of electricity needs, and making energy services more affordable to all Americans--and our smarter use of energy is the single most important contributor to these positive trends, according ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 3 reports

NRDC Sues EPA to Block New Pesticide That Threatens Monarch Butterflies, Human Health

)—The Natural Resources Defense Council today filed suit to block the use of a powerful, newly approved weed killer that will wreak further destruction on monarch butterfly populations already devastated by agricultural chemicals and poses risks to human ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Oct 15 2014]

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...impose a new resource tax on coal and cancel a series of existing charges in a move to simplify the tax structure for struggling coal producers. "The coal resource tax range will be between 2 percent and 10 percent, with the specific tax rates to be set by provincial-level finance departments within the above mentioned range" the Ministry of Finance said in a statement posted to its website...
...A faster phase-out would lead to a quicker transition to safer alternatives.” By Frances Beinecke with Bob Deans "Protect our natural resources for our health and future generations. Join me and take action."
"The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) together with the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), which is a joint venture of four central public sector undertakings in the power sector, have worked with electricity distribution companies (discoms) to develop a business model under which EESL procures LED bulbs in bulk and sells them to households at Rs.10" an official release here said
..." And another that some of the world's leading institutional investors, managing $24 trillion worth of assets, have called for "an unprecedented re-channelling of investment from today´s economy into the low-carbon economy of tomorrow."

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China Environmental News Alert (10/11 - 10/19/2... [Published NRDC Worldview - Oct 19 2014]
Latin America Green News: Peru's melting glacie... [Published NRDC Worldview - Oct 17 2014]
EPA’s Rules on Ozone-Depleting Chemicals Miss t... [Published NRDC Worldview - Oct 17 2014]
Unpacking the Pennsylvania Greenhouse Gas Regul... [Published NRDC Worldview - Oct 17 2014]
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Pentagon Sees Climate Change as Immediate Secur... [Published NRDC Worldview - Oct 17 2014]
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