Only when people have access to reliable information can they hold leaders accountable. We work with grassroots leaders to push government and companies to share environmental and health information with the public. We conduct field investigations to uncover illegal activities. And we foster community-led solutions that help shape local policies.

Grassroots Organizations Will Help China Move Away From Coal

Blog Post | July 22, 2014 | Kristen McDonald and Sun Qingwei
First Published in the Huffington Post President Obama’s new carbon rule elicited a seemingly strong reaction from China: a pledge to institute a national carbon cap by 2016. But does...

A Day in the Life of a River Volunteer in China

Blog Post | May 16, 2014 | Zhao Zhong
Yu Lixiang asked me to meet him on a sunny afternoon in March on the banks of the Xiang River. He waited for me by a bridge where he...

Partner Wins 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize

Blog Post | April 28, 2014 | Alex Levinson, Executive Director
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...