Be a Force for the Future
NRDC uses science, policy, law, and people power to confront the climate crisis, protect public health, and safeguard nature. Get updates on our issues.
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Building a Better Future
Help us ensure the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities.
A Legacy of Impact
For more than 50 years, NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) has been shaping critical environmental policies around the world, ensuring those policies are upheld and holding polluters accountable.
U.S. federal investment in energy, climate, and justice
Deaths avoided annually since implementing the heat action plan in Ahmedabad, India
Legal settlement to examine and replace the water lines in Flint, Michigan
Gallons of gasoline saved since 1975, thanks to federal clean transportation rules