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Noticias Ambientales de NRDC

En el Centro de Prensa encontraras la perspectiva de NRDC sobre las últimas noticias de medio ambiente. Para más noticias y perspectivas, visita nuestro blog, Pulsoverde. También puedes visitar nuestro Centro de Prensa en ingles y el blog Switchboard.

EPA Asks Court To Nix Pesticide Linked to Butterfly Decline

WASHINGTON (November 25, 2015) — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reversed course and yesterday asked a federal court to remove Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist Duo from the market. NRDC sued EPA last year to challenge the agency’s approval of Enlist Duo, and EPA is now abandoning its defense of that decision in court.  Más »

Five States and D.C. to Look at Options to Jointly Reduce Transportation Sector Carbon Emissions

NEW YORK (November 24, 2015) –  Five Northeastern states and the District of Columbia announced a commitment today to look at options to jointly reduce carbon emissions from their transportation sectors, including market-based possibilities building upon the success of the highly successful Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).
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Alberta to Limit Carbon Emissions from Tar Sands Sector

WASHINGTON (November 22, 2015) – The provincial government of Alberta, Canada, today announced that it will limit, over time, emissions from the tar sands crude oil sector, which produces one of the dirtiest and most carbon-intensive energy sources in the world. Más »

Robert Redford: World Leaders Should “Take Bold Action” in Paris Climate Agreement

WASHINGTON (November 20, 2015) – With a crucial climate summit beginning soon in Paris, Robert Redford has released a video kicking off a citizen petition drive calling on world leaders to “take bold action” to avoid the damaging impacts of climate change.
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Report: Steam Heat Fixes to NYC Apartments Could Save Owners Nearly $150 Million Annually, Cut Climate Pollution

NEW YORK (November 20, 2015) – Energy efficiency upgrades to the steam heating systems found in the vast majority of New York City apartments could save building owners $147 million in annual energy costs and maintenance savings, help the city meet its goals for cutting carbon emissions, and improve  apartment living for millions of New Yorkers. Más »

NRDC Reaction to Proposed Slaughter of Yellowstone Bison

BOZEMAN, MT (November 19, 2015) -- Following is a statement from Matt Skoglund, Director of the Northern Rockies Office at the Natural Resources Defense Council, in response to the proposal made under the Interagency Bison Management Plan to kill? roughly 1,000 wild bison through both hunting bison and also trapping bison for shipment to slaughter:
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NRDC Report: Can Cover Crops Combat Climate Change and Drought?

CHICAGO (November 19, 2015) – As harvest season ends and farmers in the United States ready themselves for winter, one small change could make a huge difference in their soil’s health and the health of our climate-impacted world: planting cover crops.

A report released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) finds cover crops can suck tons of carbon pollution from the air, significantly cut crop losses and prevent the loss of a trillion gallons of water. In fact, planting cover crops on half the corn and soybean acres in the top 10 agricultural states (California, Iowa, Texas, Nebraska, Minnesota, Illinois, Kansas, Wisconsin, North Carolina, and Indiana) could sequester  more than 19 million metric tons of carbon annually – the equivalent of taking more than 4 million cars off the road.

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Yellowstone Grizzly Bear is among Nation’s Top Isolated Wildlife

Washington, D.C. (November 18, 2015)– The Yellowstone grizzly bear population suffers from increasingly fragmented and disconnected habitats, according to a new report released today by the Endangered Species Coalition, which highlights ten rare or endangered species that lack safe, navigable corridors to connect them to important habitat or other populations.  Más »

Senate Vote to Block Clean Power Plan Shows GOP’s Lack of a Climate Plan

WASHINGTON (November 17, 2015) – The Republican-led Senate today is expected to repeal the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan, which sets first-ever limits on carbon pollution from power plants  – our best available tool to combat climate change.
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NRDC: Senator Kirk Votes Against Climate Action Blocking Bill

CHICAGO (November 17, 2015) – Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) today voted against a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution that would have blocked the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) rule to cut dangerous carbon pollution from power plants.

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