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United States To Provide Air Quality Data Overseas

Barbara A. Finamore | Posted 04.25.2015 | Green
Barbara A. Finamore

In order for China, or any country, to fight air pollution and climate change, accurate real-time data is essential. We need to know not only what is going wrong but also when things are improving.

US Power Sector Carbon Pollution Standards Matter: Global Implications

Jake Schmidt | Posted 08.05.2014 | Green
Jake Schmidt

Some commentators' logic essentially boils down to two false perspectives -- that U.S. cuts in its power sector emissions don't matter in the context of global efforts to address climate change and that the rest of the world, particularly China and India, isn't doing anything to curb their pollution. Both assumptions are wrong.

How Did They Do That?! Environmental Leadership, One Electric Car At a Time

Joel Reynolds | Posted 12.21.2013 | Green
Joel Reynolds

If one measure of society's progress is environmental understanding and activism, the students of Team Marine are light-years ahead of where I was at their age. And that's very good news for all of us.

A Five-Part Strategy to Cap and Cut China's Coal Consumption

Barbara A. Finamore | Posted 07.29.2013 | Green
Barbara A. Finamore

China now consumes nearly as much coal as the rest of the world combined. Although scaling up alternatives to coal may seem a formidable task, we believe China can cap and then cut its coal consumption in the next decade.