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May 18, 2012 | Blog Post

Join Us In Rio, President Obama

Twenty-two environmental organizations including Earthjustice, representing more than 5 million Americans, sent a letter to President Obama on Friday, urging him to lead the U.S. delegation at the Rio+20 Earth Summit in June and be a strong advocate for action on clean energy, environmental rights and healthy oceans.

March 29, 2012 | Press Release: Victory

Environmental Groups Welcome EPA Report on Black Carbon and Encourage Action

Following extensive advocacy by Earthjustice and allied groups, the EPA released a comprehensive, congressionally mandated report on the science of black carbon and climate change. The report points the way toward decisive action that must be taken to stop Arctic and planetary warming.

February 16, 2012 | Blog Post

Clinton Acts To Reduce Global Warming Pollutants

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, along with EPA administrator Lisa Jackson, announced a program, Climate and Clean Air Coalition, today to reduce methane, soot and other pollutants. The United States is jumpstarting the program by contributing $12 million over the next two years.

"By focusing on these pollutants, how to reduce them and, where possible, to use them for energy, people will see results," Clinton said at a news conference today in Washington D.C.