Expert Blog

The latest opinion and analysis from NRDC’s science, legal, and policy experts.

Alaska, Now More Than Ever

The U.N. report makes clear in detailed and compelling fashion, just what is at stake in ending this assault on our matchless biological heritage in Alaska....

May 09, 2019

Not So Fast, Mr. President

Our federal lands represent an intergenerational trust held for all of us, for all time. President Trump and his Interior Secretary are violating that trust, ag...

March 21, 2018

The Gloves Are Off

Trump is going after America’s most pristine wildland. Nineteen million acres of spectacular, unspoiled nature, the Arctic Refuge is the largest and wildest o...

September 29, 2017

This Solves Nothing

President Trump is issuing an Executive Order to promote oil and gas drilling off America’s beaches and coasts. This shapes up as a major belly flop. Or man o...

April 27, 2017