Day: February 9, 2009

Climate Change and Politics Global Warming News International Solutions

Leadership Needed to Address Deforestation Emissions

Today, NRDC joined a diverse group of environmental, conservation, and development organizations; businesses; and leading academics in a “Call for Leadership” to address deforestation (available here and a list of partners here).  Frances Beinecke, our President, helped launch this “Call” with a speech to leading US policymakers from Congress and elsewhere at an event hosted by […]Read More

Energy Non-Renewable Energy Policy Environmental News Global Warming News Global Warming Resources International Renewable Energy Solutions

EarthTalk: How Microfinance Helps Developing Countries and Why America Needs

Earthtalk is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: What is “microfinance” and how does it help poor countries and preserve the environment? – – Eliza Clark, Seattle, WA The brainchild of Grameen Foundation founder Muhammad Yunus, microfinance is a form of banking whereby […]Read More