MD is first state to require environmental literacy

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Jun 22 2011 - 11:13am

Yesterday Maryland became the first state in the country to include environmental literacy as a requirement for high school education. This "defining moment" will equip Maryland students...

What's their record on sustainability?

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Oct 27 2010 - 10:47am

Environmental Law Center looks at sustainability record of Pennsylvania candidates for governor and U.S Senate

Amid the current media storm of political advertising now taking place, one...

Public transportation woes for New York City

Mar 27 2009 - 12:39pm

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority voted March 25 to enact a series of steep fare hikes and deep service cuts. Despite that, some officials say there is still time to...

Will Climate Risks Change the Map of NYC?

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Sep 18 2009 - 12:01pm

For Climate Week NYC (September 21-25), which was marked by events showing support for the United Nations September 22 Summit Meeting on Climate Change, the Citizens Network, Nancy Owens Studio,...

Responding to Climate Change in New York City and Around the World

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Sep 21 2009 - 11:49am

Gail Karlsson, New York City Coordinator for the Citizens Network for Sustainable Development, organized and moderated a September 23 panel discussion on  "Responding to Climate Change in New York...

C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group meeting May 18-21

Jul 9 2009 - 9:00am

The third summit of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group met in Seoul, Korea, from May 18-21, to discuss "...

EPA Announces Start of Hudson River Dredging

Jul 9 2009 - 8:55am


The long awaited and historic dredging of the Upper Hudson River to remove PCB-contaminated sediment began May 15 near...

Mayor Bloomberg signs Comprehensive Wetlands Protection Act

Jul 9 2009 - 10:25am

Mayor Bloomberg stated that: "Wetlands play an importnat role in maintaining and improving water quality, providing flood...

New Meadowlands Stadium to be environmentally friendly

Jul 9 2009 - 10:49am

On June 1, the US EPA and the principal owner of the New Meadowlands Stadium signed...

Report on 'Green Prosperity' shows benefits of clean energy investments

Jul 9 2009 - 11:11am

The Natural Resources Defense Council and Green for All released a reportGreen Prosperity: How Clean-Energy Policies Can...