Expert Blog

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

An Oily Mess

Contracts for an important crude oil type called a "benchmark" -- West Texas Intermediate (WTI) -- reached another landmark today: $90, for the first time EVER...

October 18, 2007

Going Green = Making $$$

The University of Maryland just released a review of economic studies of climate change . Here are the five key findings: Impacts will occur across the country...

October 17, 2007

Nano Talk

From mascara to tennis balls to baby wipes, tiny nanomaterials are hidden in many of the products we use every day. Although there is much more we’d like to...

October 17, 2007

NRDC and nano

NRDC proposes a three-part framework for regulating nanomaterials based on a precautionary approach to managing toxic chemicals: Prohibit the untested or...

October 17, 2007

Low-Carb(on) Air Travel

Lord Richard Branson just made a exciting announcement : Virgin Atlantic plans to test a jet plane running on biofuels early next year. Frankly, this matters...

October 16, 2007

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