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Partner Wins 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize

Blog Post | April 28, 2014 | Alex Levinson
With all of the negative attention Russia is receiving in the news lately, it’s easy to overlook the many inspiring people who are fighting for social and environmental justice...

Cleaner Energy for Cleaner Air in China

Blog Post | April 2, 2014 | Kristen McDonald
Air pollution is strongly linked to premature death in China. According to a study by the World Health Organization, it contributed to some 1.2 million deaths in 2010. The...

U.S. Government Suspends Consideration of Funding for Yamal LNG

Blog Post | March 31, 2014 | Doug Norlen
First published in the Huffington Post On March 25, 2014, my Huffington Post blog, Will the U.S. Fund Russian Gas Exports?, reported on the U.S. Government’s consideration of funding...

Will the U.S. Fund Russian Gas Exports?

Blog Post | March 26, 2014 | Doug Norlen
First published in the Huffington Post As the geopolitical crisis in Ukraine grows, Western governments are talking tough about sanctions against Russia. President Obama and the European Union have...

Russia Celebrates International Day of Rivers

Blog Post | March 18, 2014 | Eugene Simonov
First published on Rivers without Boundaries On March 14, 2014, at public hearings in the town of Mogocha, located in Zabaikalsky Province in eastern Russia near the border of...

Taking Polluters to Court in China: A New Tool Emerges

Blog Post | March 6, 2014 | Kristen McDonald and Alex Levinson
What do you do when all else fails to stop a polluter in China? Increasingly, local communities impacted by pollution are turning to the courts to settle disputes.  Pacific...