NRDC Expert Blog

CARB Honors David Hawkins, NRDC’s Clean Air & Climate Champ

At its 50th anniversary celebration in Sacramento, the California Air Resources Board today awarded the Natural Resources Defense Council’s David Hawkins its highest honor, the

Clean Power Plan Hearings: Powerful Voices Against Repeal

When EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt proposed to repeal the Clean Power Plan—the largest step yet taken to curb America’s climate-changing carbon pollution—he scheduled a single public hearing, in Charleston, West Virginia, last November and allowed a short period for public comment that was inten

Keep Clean Power Plan to Cut Climate Change & Save Lives

The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed repealing the Clean Power Plan, the nation's first limits on the carbon pollution from power plants that drives dangerous climate change.

Montreal Protocol Birthday Talks End on Upbeat Note

Coauthored with Alex Hillbrand

Countries brought good presents to the Montreal Protocol’s 30th birthday bash. Here are a few things to be thankful for at the end of the annual meeting of the parties to the world’s most successful environmental treaty.

Montreal Holds 30th B-Day Party for Ozone-Saving Treaty

Co-authored by Alex Hillbrand

The world returns to Montreal this week to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the 1987 Montreal Protocol, the treaty that saved the ozone layer. 

Scott Pruitt Is Still Dancing to the Beat of Big Polluters

EPA Administrator Pruitt is putting the interests of Big Oil and Big Coal ahead of the health of Americans.