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Commission for Environmental Cooperation

"Resilience" Theme Irks Gulf Residents at Green Conference

Susan Buchanan | Posted 09.16.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

A number of Louisianans attended, and the theme of resilience or withstanding adversity didn't sit well with some of them, who said the state had suffered unnecessarily from oil-and-gas greed and the mistakes of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. What exactly upset attendees from Louisiana?

How Backwards Is It for the US to Ask South Korea to Lower Fuel Economy Standards?

Peter Brown and Geoff Garver | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Peter Brown and Geoff Garver

The U.S. wants South Korea to lower its fuel economy standards so that U.S. manufacturers can sell more of their cars there. What a cynical way to take advantage of the job crisis in the U.S.

Are Cities the Climate Champions We're Looking for?

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

Over the years while world leaders and bureaucrats have fiddled, cities around the world have been the champions when it comes to adopting tough measures to reduce their carbon footprints.

BP Oil Slick Now Threatens 60 Percent of America's Tidal Marshes

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

New data released shows that the oil slick is contaminating one protected ecoregion containing more than 60 percent of America's tidal marshes, and is threatening at least two more.