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Freezing With Less Warming: EPA Cuts HFC Super Pollutants

The Environmental Protection Agency took new actions this week to reduce the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), the super-potent climate pollutants found in air conditioners, refrigerators, supermarket freezers, and other uses. 

An Endangered Animal Steps Out of the Shadows

Poachers have made the small, shy pangolin into the most trafficked mammal in the world. It desperately needs human defenders—and yesterday those defenders came through.

Clean Power Plan Goes the Distance in Marathon Hearing

At last, the Clean Power Plan has had its day in court. On Tuesday, 10 judges on the U.S.

Latin America Green News: 9/20 - 9/28/2016

Mexico’s second energy auction proves successful, Bolivia aims to eradicate illegal deforestation by 2020, thousands of Chilean children help clean up beaches

A New Tool for Communities in Fighting Carbon Pollution

A historic collaborative of non-profit organizations has taken  an innovative step in a growing commitment to help ease the deadly burden low-income and marginalized communities bear from climate change.